Synthetic cannabinoid (SC) use is reaching new heights. Drs. Fernandez and Nelson review how to recognize and treat patients with SC intoxication.
Earlier this year, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd published a column describing her misadventures with legalized edible marijuana.
On this episode we discuss medical marijuana, give a tox pearl, and respond to listener questions. We also announce our T-shirt contest! Ed lists some of his preferred Tox references. Contributors include Matt Zuckerman, Bob Hoffman, Brian Wolk, and Ed Boyer.
In this episode we talk to Dr. Leo Schep from the National Poisons Centre of New Zealand about the country’s experience with regulating synthetic cannabinoids, known there as “Legal Highs”. Afterwards, you’ll get a first peek at the new talking naloxone autoinjector. Contributors include Matthew Zuckerman and Leo Schep from University of Otago. More information about NZ regulation of legal highs can be found here.
Overview of synthetic cannabinoids: background, clinical presentation, treatment, and the bottom line for your practice in the ED.
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