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Spotlight on the world of illicit medical cannabis use

Researchers have shone light on the medical reasons for illicit cannabis use among Australians. The team from the University of Sydney's Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics surveyed around 1700 individuals in a 12-month period who self-reported cannabis use for therapeutic ...

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Better dressings needed to curb PIVC failures

Peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) failure is unacceptably common and change is urgently needed, an academic from the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research has argued. Professor Claire Rickard, from the Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland-based group, said optimal ...

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