Anaesthetic consideration in a cannabis addict

Karima Karam, Shemila Abbasi, Fauzia Anis Khan

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This case report describes the anaesthetic management of a patient addicted to Bhang (cannabis) for 20 years. Cannabis use has implication in the anaesthetic management of a patient because of its effects on the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, and central nervous system and its interaction with anaesthetic drugs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S2-S3
JournalJournal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2015


  • Anaesthesia
  • Cannabis
  • Illicit substance abuse


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