Medicinal Cannabis : Pearls for Clinical Practice (Original PDF from Publisher)
This book provides instruction for health professionals wanting to gain knowledge about the clinical aspects of cannabis medicine. How to use cannabis with real patients, not just theoretically, its pitfalls and challenges, as well as rewards, is a vastly under-covered topic. Now that some form of medical cannabis is approved in almost all US states, health care providers and patients Need to Know how to achieve maximum benefits by best use of this versatile herbal medicine.
Medicinal Cannabis: Pearls for Clinical Practice introduces the scientific background of how cannabis acts medicinally, its components and how cannabis affects a specific condition.
- Provides instruction for health professionals wanting to understand the clinical practice of cannabis medicine
- Reviews the chemistry, physiology and mechanisms of action of cannabinoids, endocannabinoids and cannabis with a focus on clinical relevance
- Presents information on practice management of specific patient populations, including pediatric, youth, adult, elderly and pets
- Features over 150 case reports with learning “Pearls” from the author’s clinical practice for 35 medical conditions
- Discusses specifics of dosing and delivery of cannabis in detail, with strategies to promote the benefit/risk ratio
About the Author
Deborah Malka, MD, PhD, is a holistic physician with certification in Integrative Holistic Medicine. Prior to clinical practice, Dr. Malka completed her PhD in Human Genetics from Columbia University, and studied both natural and traditional medicine, with degrees from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and the Santa Fe College of Natural Medicine. She has specialized in cannabis medicine for the past 15 years, treating over 30,000 patients.
- Publisher: CRC Press; December 5, 2021
- Language: English
- ISBN: 9780367565275
- ISBN: 9781000486261
- eText ISBN: 9781000486278