Medical Marijuana Usage In Seniors eBook
& Additional Resources

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We've curated this list of valuable resources on CBD/Marijuana/THC/Hemp for our readers, based on feedback and research. If you have a resource you'd like considered for this list, please contact us. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions please contact us.

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

by Heather Manus, RN | Jul 1, 2020  |  Click Here For Original Article

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

by Danial Schecter, MD | Jul 23, 2017  |  Click Here For Original Article

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