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This guide has been designed for anaesthetists, pain medicine specialists, and medical professionals interested in locating relevant resources on medicinal cannabis, including those available through the ANZCA library. This guide is intended to provide a starting point for medical professionals interested in the topic, not to promote or advocate the use of medicinal cannabis.
The Cannabinoid Receptors by Patricia H. Reggio [ed]As research has progressed, the cannabinoid CB 1 and CB 2 receptors have expanded significantly in importance within the neuroscience mainstream. In The Cannabinoid Receptors, leading experts introduce newcomers to the cannabinoid field with chapters covering cannabinoid ligand synthesis and structure activity relationships, the molecular pharmacology of the cannabinoid receptors and the endocannabinoid system, and ultimately, the whole animal pharmacology and therapeutic applications for cannabinoid drugs.
Publication Date: 2008-11-09
Cannabinoids by Roger Pertwee [ed]The present book is an outstanding summary of many aspects of cannabinoid research. It provides current knowledge about the pharmacology and therapeutic potential of cannabinoids as well as knowledge about the pharmacology, physiology, and pathology of the endogenous cannabinoid systems.
Publication Date: 2005-03-21
Cannabinoids and Pain by Samer N. Narouze [ed]This book presents a well-balanced view of the potential medical use of cannabinoids in pain. It comprehensively covers the current challenges with medical cannabis utilization and provides recommendations for research and future directions. Thoroughly and equitably composed, Cannabinoids and Pain is an invaluable resource for primary care physicians, pain and palliative care physicians, and oncologists.
Publication Date: 2021-07-02
Cannabinoids and the Brain by Attila Köfalvi [ed]Endocannabinoids have tremendous therapeutic potential. This book introduces readers to our current understanding of the neurobiology of endocannabinoids and related systems, detailing their pathophysiological role and therapeutic potential.
Publication Date: 2007-12-22
Cannabinoids as Therapeutics by Raphael Mechoulam [ed]Only a few years ago the endocannabinoid system was unknown. Today we are aware that endocannabinoids are involved in many of the functions of the mammalian body - in neuroprotection, appetite and suckling, pain, reproduction, anxiety, memory, bone formation etc. This volume presents an up-to-date picture of some of the major fields of endocannabinoid research. It summarizes the actions of the endocannabinoids on various physiological systems and opens new therapeutic windows to a large number of diseases.
Publication Date: 2005-05-19
Cannabis in Medicine: an evidence based approach by Kenneth Finn [ed]Legalization of marijuana is becoming increasingly prominent in the United States and around the world. While there is some discussion of the relationship between marijuana and overall health, a comprehensive resource that outlines the medical literature for several organ systems, as well as non-medical societal effects, has yet to be seen. While all physicians strive to practice evidence-based medicine, many clinicians aren't aware of the facts surrounding cannabis and are guided by public opinion
Publication Date: 2020
Cannabis Use and Dependence: public health and public policy by Wayne Hall; Rosalie Liccardo Pacula; Peter ReuterExploring the relationship between health policy, public health and the law regarding the controversial use of cannabis, this study assesses the impact of illegality in drug use and compares it with the policies of the U.S., Europe and Australia as well as other developed societies.
Cannabis Use Disorders by Ivan D. Montoya; Susan R.B. Weiss [eds]This book is an unbiased scientific compendium documenting the state-of-the-art in the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of Cannabis Use Disorders (CUD). Unlike any other current medical text, this volume focuses on the scientific aspects of CUDs and provides a resource for researchers, physicians and other health care providers who treat patients suffering from the disorder or its consequences.
Marijuana and the Cannabinoids by Mahmoud A. Elsohly [ed]Although primarily used today as one of the most prevalent illicit leisure drugs, the use of Cannabis sativa L., commonly referred to as marijuana, for medicinal purposes has been reported for more than 5000 years. Marijuana use has been shown to create numerous health problems, and, consequently, the expanding use beyond medical purposes into recreational use (abuse) resulted in control of the drug through international treaties.
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