Category: Articles review

Abstract

Natural cannabis has been used throughout history since antiquity; nowadays it is one of the most widely used recreational illicit drugs throughout the world, and its abuse showed recent increases, especially among young people. Cannabnoids are complex and still poorly known substances with many different effects and functions.

The acute psychological effects due to the main psychoactive constituent (Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) are well described; its connection to chronic psychiatric

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Introduzione

L’urgenza psichiatrica rappresenta un motivo frequente di richiesta di intervento ai servizi di urgenza-emergenza ospedaliera, tanto da rappresentare attualmente uno dei problemi principali per lo sviluppo di un’adeguata politica sanitaria in psichiatria.

L’aumento delle urgenze psichiatriche ha, infatti, spinto alcune nazioni (USA, Olanda, Paesi francofoni) ad organizzare grandi servizi di pronto intervento psichiatrico sul territorio indipendenti da quelli ospedalieri, in modo

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Abstract Acute asthma exacerbations are one of the most frequent reasons to visit the emergency department. Current standardtreatments for acute asthma, including supplemental oxygen, short-acting inhaled bronchodilator and systemic corticosteroids, are inadequate for rapid and sustained improvement in a significant proportion of patients. The antileukotrienes,a relatively new class of drugs, have a role in the treatment of chronic asthma. Their relatively rapid onset of action afterendovenous

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Itjem is the official italian scientific review for emergency medicine.

Publisher: Simeu, Società italiana della medicina di emergenza-urgenza, via Valprato, 68 Torino - www.simeu.it

Editorial coordination: Silvia Alparone.

Scientific Manager : Giuliano Bertazzoni; Operating Editorial Board: Paolo Balzaretti, Guido Borasi, Rodolfo Ferrari, Mauro Giordano, Paolo Groff, Emanuele Pivetta;

Advisory Board: Michele Gulizia, Riccardo Lubrano, Marco Ranieri, Maria Pia Ruggieri, Roberta Petrino, Francesco Violi.

Editorial Board and Reviewers: Giancarlo Agnelli, Giancarlo Avanzi, Marco Baroni, Stefania Basili, Alessio Bertini, Francesco Buccelletti, Gian A. Cibinel, Roberto Cosentini, Fabio De Iaco, Andrea Fabbri, Paola Noto, Giovanni Ricevuti, Fernando Schiraldi, Danilo Toni.

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