Cannabis in Medical Practice: A Legal, Historical and by Mary Lynn Mathre R.N.,Mary Lynn Mathre

By Mary Lynn Mathre R.N.,Mary Lynn Mathre

simply because marijuana is a agenda I drug below the managed components Act, the healing merits of hashish aren't any longer pointed out within the formal schooling of overall healthiness care pros. medical professionals who do examine of the drug’s healing worth are frequently intimidated through its unlawful prestige. therefore thousands of sufferers troubled with such health problems as glaucoma, AIDS, melanoma, a number of sclerosis, spinal twine accidents, seizure problems and protracted discomfort are denied entry to information regarding the drug’s advantages and, in lots of situations, endure needlessly.
uncomplicated and nonpoliticized details at the healing makes use of of hashish is equipped the following via clinical, criminal and clinical pros. criminal concerns, a world background of healing hashish and a dialogue of its pharmacology are lined. particular scientific makes use of are then tested, together with its program for victims of melanoma, AIDS, glaucoma, and seizure issues, and its capability use in psychiatry. Dosages and management of hashish are explored, in addition to concerns at the use of the drug while pregnant and the hazards of habit and dependency.

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