Cannabis For Symptom Control In Palliative Care

Cannabis For Symptom Control In Palliative Care

Fast Fact #279: Cannabis for symptom control in Palliative care.
https://www.capc.org/fast-facts/279-cannabis-symptom-control/

A short, concise overview of the topic by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). CAPC is a (US) national organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing serious illness. CAPC publish a range of Fast Facts document in regards to palliative care.

Authors: Sunil K Aggarwal MD, PhD , Craig D Blinderman MD, MA
Categories: Non pain symptoms & syndromes; Pain: non-opioids
Audience: Palliative health care professionals.
Covers: Pharmacology, Dosing, Side Effects/Risks, and Indications plus references.
Excerpt: "Physiologically, the ECS been shown to impact pain perception, movement, appetite, aversive memory extinction, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (stress) axis modulation, immune function, mood, inflammation, and others".
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