Fast Fact #279: Cannabis for symptom control in Palliative care.
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".
Cannabis For Symptom Control In Palliative Care
CAPC Fast Fact #279: Cannabis for symptom control in Palliative care.