Marijuana-Related Emergency Department Visits



A recent article in EM Resident discussed the effects of marijuana legalization on emergency departments in the US.

Topics discussed in the article included:

  • Why should you care?,
  • How do patients present?, and
  • What will the future hold?

Recommendations included:

  • Know what to expect when encountering cannabis intoxication in the ER,
  • Stay up-to-date on legislative changes, and
  • Educate patients on risks associated with marijuana use.

For more information about marijuana risks and legislation, go to: http://preventionpluswellness.com/category/marijuanaarticlesnews/

Read the entire article: http://www.emresident.org/weeding-effects-marijuana-legalization/

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