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  • Pain Case Study

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    Ms. Kelly is a nondrinker, smokes five cigarettes per day and uses recreational grade cannabis for pain and sleep daily. On admission, Ms. Kelly complained of low back pain ranging in intensity from 7 to 8, out of 10, on the pain scale where 0 is no pain and 10 is the worst imaginable pain. She subjectively describes this pain as throbbing, stabbing, burning and radiating along the posterior and anterior aspect of both upper legs, left worse than right. She has sharp, stabbing, burning

  • Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal

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    struggling with cancer. Marijuana helps treat symptoms of cancer and radiation. In the United States, there have been two pills made from the THC in marijuana that is approved by the FDA, “Dronabinol” or “Marinol” and “Nabilone” or “Cesamet”. (Marijuana and Cancer. N.p.). Dronabinol and Nabilone both help treat pain caused by damaged nerves, improve weight gain and appetite, and reduces the need for pain medication. When marijuana is inhaled or smoked, it has been known to help treat nausea and vomiting

  • Substance Case Study

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    Substance History: Ms. Kelly is a nondrinker, smokes five cigarettes per day and uses recreational grade cannabis for pain and sleep daily. On admission, Ms. Kelly complained of low back pain ranging in intensity from 7 to 8, out of 10, on the pain scale where 0 is no pain and 10 is the worst imaginable pain. She subjectively describes this pain as throbbing, stabbing, burning and radiating down into both legs, left worse than right. In addition, she has sharp, stabbing, burning pain in

  • THC Vs Cbd

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    Medical Marijuana is any part of the plant that you use to treat health problems. People use it to get relief from their symptoms, not to get high. Most marijuana that’s sold legally as medicine has the same ingredients as the kind that people use for pleasure. But some medical pot is specifically grown to have less of the chemicals that cause feelings of euphoria. Marijuana plants have hundreds of chemicals, known as cannabinoids. The two main ones are THC and CBD. THC gives some of the pleasurable

  • Benefits Of Legalizing Medical Marijuana

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    For many centuries in ancient India cannabis was a major component in religious practices as well as in medical practices. Most parts of life incorporated cannabis of some form. Marijuana is a psychoactive drug made from the cannabis plant. It is sometimes used as a recreational drug by a few individuals, medical ailments and for spiritual purposes as well. The key element in marijuana is the delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This psychoactive component is found in the leaves of the plant (Ethan

  • Buprenorphine Essay

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    Sources: Brogden, R., Heel, R., Speight, T., & Avery, G. (2012) Bioavailability Route of Administration Buprenorphine Bioavailability Relative to Intravenous Route of Administration Buprenorphine Bioavailability Relative to Intramuscular Route of Administration Buprenorphine Bioavailability Relative to Sublingual Solution Route of Administration Intravenous 100% — — Intramuscular 70% 100% — Sublingual Solution 49% 70% 100% Sublingual Tablet 29% 42% 50–70% Sources: Brewster et al. 1981; Kuhlman et

  • Marijuana Informative Speech

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    American Medical Association states the following for Marijuana being used for chronic pain as well as other medical problems,”Aside from nausea and appetite stimulation, indications for which there are 2 FDA-approved cannabinoids (dronabinol and nabilone), chronic pain, neuropathic pain, and spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis are the indications for medical marijuana supported by high-quality evidence”(Hill). As usual, I wouldn’t be doing my job if I didn’t state the drawbacks to using

  • Analgesic Pain

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    A number of synthetic cannabinoids have been refined, produced and used in clinical drug trials and have exhibited various levels of effectiveness, one of the more promising of these synthetic cannabinoids is Nabilone. Although Nabilone is not identical to THC it is chemically similar, and has shown promise as an effective treatment for Fibromyalgia, but with some dosage-inhibiting negative effects (Shrabek et al., 2008; Beaulieu, 2006). For some time now neuropathic

  • Should Marijuana Be Legal?

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    Marijuana has been used as a medicine for millennia by cultures spanning the globe. Ever since 1937, that medical necessity has fallen in America to political pressure, and the cannabis plant remains illegal regardless of intended use. Since then, patients have continued demanding marijuana 's therapeutic effects, thus prompting the pharmaceutical industry to find a legitimate means of meeting their needs without violating federal law. This quest for "legal weed" resulted in the introduction of dronabinol

  • The Benefits Of Medical Marijuana

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    Medical marijuana has been proven to be medically beneficial in so many ways from alleviating the symptoms of seizures, chronic pain symptoms, to helping cancer patients deal with their symptoms especially from the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. Medical marijuana has also been found to have therapeutic effects regarding nausea, vomiting and improving appetite loss for patients dealing with many different medical problems. Allowing patients to have legal access to medical marijuana will

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