CDC: Synthetic pot linked to 16 cases of kidney injury

02/14/2013 | Family Practice News

Sixteen teens and adults aged 15 to 33 in six states were diagnosed with acute kidney injury last year following the use of synthetic marijuana products, CDC officials wrote in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. While most of the patients recovered within three days after their serum creatinine peak, five needed hemodialysis and four were given corticosteroids.

View Full Article in:

Family Practice News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
Catheter Engineer
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations