Medical Marijuana Usage In Seniors eBook
& Additional Resources
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Understanding The State Of Medical Marijuana Usage In Seniors eBook
by AHHD | March 20202 | Click Here For Download
Accredited Home Healthcare has published a free e-book entitled Understanding The State of Medical Marijuana Usage In Seniors. It was written for seniors and caregivers of seniors to facilitate discussion with medical oversight.
This five-part e-book covers:
The trend of marijuana use in seniors
Barriers to open discussion with medical providers
Common uses of medical marijuana
Understanding the differences between marijuana/cannabis/THC/CBD/hemp
Common methods of consuming marijuana
Potential negative side effects of medical marijuana
Prescription of a THC/CBD-Based Medication to Patients with Dementia: A Pilot Study in Geneva
Authors: Barbara Broers, Zacharie Pata, Aline Mina, James Wampfler, Christian de Saussure and Sophie Pautex
Date: July 2019 | From: Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids(Vol. 2, Issue 1) | Publisher: S. Karger AG
Document Type: Report | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000498924 | Click Here To Download PDF
This study suggests that a THC/CBD oral medication in severely demented patients with behavior problems is acceptable, well-tolerated, and improves rigidity and behavior overall. It allowed the decrease or stop of other psychotropic medications in half of the patients. The staff appreciated the decrease in rigidity, making daily care and transfers
easier, the improved direct contact with the patients, and the improvement in behavior. There was no withholding of the medication for reasons of side effects, and the effects persisted after 2 months
Essential: NCSBN Guidelines For The Nursing Care Of Patients Using Marijuana
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the NCSBN Guidelines and recommendations for the nursing care of patients using cannabis-related/CBD/marijuana.
4 Ways to Talk to Your Doctor About Medical Cannabis
The purpose of this article is to provide four conversation starting points for discussion of medical cannabis/marijuana/CBD with medical oversight.
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Last updated 11/4/2020