The Oral Cannabis Poisoning of the Child (About 36 Cases)
Ismaili G*, Jbabri A and Benjelloun Dakhama BS
The pediatric medical emergencies department, Children’s Hospital of Rabat, Morocco
- *Corresponding Author:
- Ismaili G
The pediatric medical emergencies department
Children’s Hospital of Rabat, Morocco
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: March 10, 2014; Accepted date: June 09, 2014; Published date: June 19, 2014
Citation: Ismaili G, Jbabri A, Benjelloun Dakhama BS (2014) The Oral Cannabis Poisoning of the Child (About 36 Cases). Chem Sci J 5:086. doi: 10.4172/2150-3494.1000086
Copyright: © 2014 Ismaili G, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Background: The aim of this study was to describe cannabis poisoning of children.
Methods: 36 pediatrics patients with cannabis intoxication from January 2011to January 2013 reviewed retrospectively in the descriptive study.
Results: cannabis poisoning represent 8, 5% of general intoxications hospitalized in our emergency unit, Children between 3 and 10 years old are the most exposed to poisoning (41%) with male’s predominance. The poisoning is accidental except for teenagers. Cardiovascular signs and neurological signs were commonly found. Two deaths were noted.
Conclusions: The purpose of this study was to assess about this new child‘s poisoning in our country and its danger.