Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook

Publication Year: 2020

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Ahmed, Samoon; Hill, Kevin P.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-97-514189-9

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 93

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Written by experienced clinicians for practicing physicians and other health care providers, this timely handbook presents today’s available information on cannabis and its uses in all areas of patient care.

Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook summarizes what is currently known about the positive and negative health impacts of cannabis, considerations for each medical specialty, treatment approaches used by practicing clinicians, and insights into the history of cannabis and the current regulatory environment in the United States. This concise, easy-to-navigate guide is an invaluable resource for physicians and residents, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other clinicians who seek reliable clinical guidelines in this growing area of health care.

Key Features:

  • Organizes content by subspecialty, with chapters covering approved uses, side effects, interactions, potential benefits, and more.
  • Includes information on historical and cultural perspectives, current state of legalization in the U.S., cannabis chemical constituents, best practices for clinical use, and products currently available in legal cannabis dispensaries.
  • Provides current available evidence in addition to anecdotal findings of experienced prescribers.
  • Offers authoritative coverage from well-respected and trustworthy sources, providing an invaluable guide for expert recommendations and informed patient care.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Ahmed, Samoon; Hill, Kevin P.
ISBN: 978-1-97-514189-9
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 512
Illustrations: 158
Year: 2020
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 93