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dc.contributor.authorHeraganahally S S-
dc.contributor.authorMonsi E-
dc.contributor.authorGadil E-
dc.contributor.authorMaze D-
dc.contributor.authorLynch S-
dc.identifier.citationAm J Trop Med Hyg. 2023 Sep 11:tpmd230393. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.23-0393.-
dc.description.abstractThe prevalence of cannabis usage is increasing worldwide, including among both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. The long-term effects of cannabis use on the lungs are well-known. However, the acute adverse effects on the lungs are sparsely reported. There are different ways in which cannabis can be inhaled, such as smoking or through a water vaporizing method known as a "bong." An improvised innovative bong device that is commonly used in Northern Australia, called a "bucket bong," uses water and air pressure to assist in cannabis inhalation. In this report, we describe three patients from remote and rural Northern Australian communities presenting with near-life-threatening events (acute pneumonitis and massive pneumothorax) immediately after the use of cannabis via bucket bong.-
dc.titleCase Report: Catastrophic Effects of Using Cannabis Via Bucket Bong in Top End Northern Territory of Australia.-
dc.typeCase Reports-
dc.publisher.placeUnited States-
dc.identifier.journaltitleThe American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene-
dc.description.affiliationDepartment of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Australia.-
dc.description.affiliationCollege of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Darwin, Australia.-
dc.description.affiliationDarwin Respiratory and Sleep Health, Darwin Private Hospital, Darwin, Australia.-
dc.description.affiliationAboriginal Support Division, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Australia.-
local.issue.number1476-1645 (Electronic)-
local.issue.number0002-9637 (Linking)-
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