Medical Cannabis for Older Patients—Treatment Protocol and Initial Results

  title={Medical Cannabis for Older Patients—Treatment Protocol and Initial Results},
  author={Ran Abuhasira and Addie Ron and Inbal Sikorin and V. Novack},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Medicine},
  • Ran Abuhasira, Addie Ron, +1 author V. Novack
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Medicine
  • Older adults may benefit from cannabis treatment for various symptoms such as chronic pain, sleep difficulties, and others, that are not adequately controlled with evidence-based therapies. However, currently, there is a dearth of evidence about the efficacy and safety of cannabis treatment for these patients. This article aims to present a pragmatic treatment protocol for medical cannabis in older adults. We followed consecutive patients above 65 years of age prospectively who were treated… CONTINUE READING
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