INSTRUCTIONS The growing trend of medical marijuana
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The growing trend of medical marijuana
GENERAL PURPOSE: To provide information about the use and effects of medical marijuana. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After reading the article and taking this test, you'll be able to: 1. Describe the pharmacologic action of medical marijuana. 2. List the indications for medical marijuana. 3. Identify the adverse reactions and necessary precautions related to medical marijuana.
- Which component of marijuana is mainly responsible for the mood-altering effects?
- Which of the following cannabinoid receptors controls vomiting?
- Peak effect with oral marijuana occurs in
- The FDA approved research for the use of cannabidiol for
- veterans with PTSD.
- adults with chemotherapy-related nausea.
- children with severe genetic epilepsy.
- Compared with prochlorperazine for relieving nausea, dronabinol is
- less effective.
- equally effective.
- more effective.
- Marijuana has been shown to
- increase intestinal secretion.
- decrease GI activity.
- cause acid reflux.
- For treating glaucoma, marijuana has been found to
- decrease intraocular pressure.
- prevent optic nerve damage.
- be effective as an ophthalmic solution.
- Marijuana has been associated with
- development of tremors.
- bladder incontinence.
- potentiating opioid effectiveness.
- Which type of pain would be most relieved by marijuana?
- radiation burn pain
- neuropathic pain related to MS
- post-op incisional pain
- For patients with PTSD, marijuana may contribute to
- restful sleep.
- intense flashbacks.
- Cardiovascular effects of marijuana may include
- significantly elevated heart rate.
- decreased cardiac output.
- increased skin temperature.
- Which respiratory effect would smoking moderate amounts of marijuana most likely cause?
- lung cancer
- bronchial spasm
- Marijuana use is most likely to cause an increase in
- sperm count.
- Marijuana may be beneficial for people with
- short-term memory loss.
- an overactive immune system.
- gross motor skill impairment.
- Chronic marijuana use may result in
- enhanced job motivation and performance.
- needing less drug to achieve the desired effect.
- memory impairment.
- What percentage of marijuana users becomes addicted?
- A patient with respiratory compromise may benefit from
- taking oral dronabinol.
- avoiding use of a water pipe.
- marijuana with lower THC levels.
- The patient who needs more of the drug to get the same effect signals a need to
- increase the dose.
- change to a different format/route.
- assess for addiction.
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