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November 21, 2018

Conditional probabilities of substance use disorders and associated risk factors: Progression from first use to use disorder on alcohol, cannabis, stimulants, sedatives and opioids

Highlights • Pre-existing mental disorders increases the risk of developing SUD. • Prior SUD increases the risk of transitioning from use to use disorder. • Highest rates of transition to SUD occurred among stimulant and opioid users. • Mood and anxiety disorders increased the risk of transitioning to AUD… Read More »Conditional probabilities of substance use disorders and associated risk factors: Progression from first use to use disorder on alcohol, cannabis, stimulants, sedatives and opioids

Medicinal cannabis for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: prescribing with limited evidence

Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja17.01099 bPublished online: 12 November 2018 Although medicinal cannabis can now be prescribed for CINV, high quality clinical trial evidence is required to determine its efficacy and safety Access to medicinal cannabis in Australia is a rapidly evolving and controversial field that is… Read More »Medicinal cannabis for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: prescribing with limited evidence

Medicinal cannabis for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: prescribing with limited evidence

Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja17.01099 bPublished online: 12 November 2018 Although medicinal cannabis can now be prescribed for CINV, high quality clinical trial evidence is required to determine its efficacy and safety Access to medicinal cannabis in Australia is a rapidly evolving and controversial field that is… Read More »Medicinal cannabis for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: prescribing with limited evidence