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Mental Health-Related Emergency Department Visits Associated with Cannabis in Colorado.

07:00 EST 24th February 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Mental Health-Related Emergency Department Visits Associated with Cannabis in Colorado."

Cannabis legalization in Colorado resulted in increased cannabis-associated healthcare utilization. Our objective was to examine co-occurrence of cannabis and mental health diagnostic coding in Colorado emergency department (ED) discharges and replicate the study in a subpopulation of ED visits where cannabis involvement and psychiatric diagnosis were confirmed through medical review.

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Name: Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
ISSN: 1553-2712
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