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Cannabinoids and Pain

Editors: Narouze, Samer N. (Ed.)

  • Provides a balanced view on cannabis and cannabinoids for pain by experts in the field
  • Presents the physiology of the endocannabinoid system
  • Offers strategies on when to recommend medical cannabis and when not
  • Discusses pros/cons of cannabis as a substitute for opioids
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About this book

This book presents a well-balanced view of the potential medical use of cannabinoids in pain. It comprehensively covers the current challenges with medical cannabis utilization and provides recommendations for research and future directions.

Organized into nine sections, the book begins with an introduction to medical cannabis, including its history, regulations, and the general attitudes of pain physicians on cannabis. Section two explores the biological effects of marijuana via the endocannabinoid system and its complex structure of receptors and enzymes. Sections three, four, and five then delve further into pharmacology and the mechanisms of action applicable to cannabinoids in managing pain.

Timely and socially conscious, section six examines the benefits of substituting opioids with cannabinoids for preoperative management. Echoing the book's well-rounded content, sections seven and eight consider the challenges with medical cannabis, including safety and quality control, brain development risks, vaping hazards, and withdrawal. The book then closes with a look at the future of cannabis in medical research.

Thoroughly and equitably composed, Cannabinoids and Pain is an invaluable resource for primary care physicians, pain and palliative care physicians, and oncologists.


About the authors

Samer Narouze, MD, PhD

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Center for Pain Medicine

Western Reserve Hospital

Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA


Caroline MacCallum, MD is the Medical Director of Greenleaf Medical Clinic and Chief Medical Officer for Translational Life Sciences. She is an advisor to Andira, Active Patch Technologies and Dosist. She previously advised Emerald Health Therapeutics, Vitality Biopharma, True Leaf and Strainprint. She has attended advisory board meetings for Syqe Medical, Shoppers Drug Mart, Resolve Digital Health, Scientus Pharma and MedReleaf.  She was previously on the Board of Directors for the Green Organic Dutchman. Additionally, she has provided medical consultation and/or received support for industry sponsored continuing medical education from: Aleafia, Spectrum, Tilray, Numinus, Aurora & MD Briefcase.

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: August 3, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-69186-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: July 6, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-69185-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cannabinoids and Pain
Editors
  • Samer N. Narouze
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-69186-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-69186-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-69185-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 339
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 47 illustrations in colour
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