Cannabis in palliative care: current challenges and practical recommendations.

  title={Cannabis in palliative care: current challenges and practical recommendations.},
  author={C. Cyr and Maria Fernanda Arboleda and S. Aggarwal and L. Balneaves and P. Daeninck and Andr{\'e}e N{\'e}ron and Erin Prosk and A. Vigan{\'o}},
  journal={Annals of palliative medicine},
  volume={7 4},
  • C. Cyr, Maria Fernanda Arboleda, +5 authors A. Viganó
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Annals of palliative medicine
  • Pain and symptom control challenges are common in palliative care, and the search for other therapeutic strategies is ongoing. Unfortunately, patients and their caregivers are receiving little information or support from healthcare providers regarding the increasingly popular cannabinoid-based medicines (CBM). Clinicians, meanwhile, feel understandably perplexed by the discrepancy between the available evidence and the rapid interest in which patients and their families have demonstrated for… CONTINUE READING
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