Marijuana


Pathophysiology
  1. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) affects serotonin release, incr catecholamines, inhibits parasympathetic system
  2. Risk factors for toxicity
  3. Kinetics
  4. Epidemiology

Diagnosis

  1. Symptoms
  2. PE
  3. Diagnostic testing

Treatment

  1. ABCs, IV, O2, monitor (supportive care)
  2. Decrease absorption
  3. Agitation/ psychosis
  4. Hypotension
  5. Tachycardia

Disposition

  1. Admission criteria