Étiquette : opiacés

Cannabinoids, Pain, and Opioid Use Reduction : The Importance of Distilling and Disseminating Existing Data, Kent E. Hutchison et al., 2019

Cannabinoids, Pain, and Opioid Use Reduction : The Importance of Distilling and Disseminating Existing Data Kent E. HUTCHISON, Sarah L. HAGERTY, Jeffrey GALINKIN, Angela D. BRYAN, L. Cinnamon BIDWELL Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, 2019, 4, (3), 158-164. Doi : 10.1089/can.2018.0052   Abstract The high prevalence of chronic pain conditions combined with an over-reliance on opioid prescriptions has resulted in an opioid epidemic and a desperate need for solutions. There is some debate about whether cannabis might play a role in addressing chronic pain conditions as well as the opioid epidemic. Recent surveys suggest that a large number of people are using cannabis as a treatment for [...]

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Opioid and healthcare service use in medical cannabis patients with chronic pain : a prospective study, Sharon Sznitman et al., 2021

Opioid and healthcare service use in medical cannabis patients with chronic pain: a prospective study Sharon Sznitman, Carolyn Mabouk, Zahi Said and Simon Vulfsons British Medical Journal, 2021. doi : 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002661 Abstract Background Various jurisdictions have legalised medical cannabis (MC) for use in chronic pain treatment. The objective of this study was to determine if the use of MC is related to a reduction in the use of prescription opioids and other prescription medications and healthcare services. Methods : A retrospective cohort study was conducted using the medical files of 68 Israeli patients with chronic pain using MC. Number of prescription medications filled and healthcare services [...]

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The role of cannabinoid transmission in emotional memory formation : implications for addiction and schizophrenia, Huibing Tan et al., 2014

The role of cannabinoid transmission in emotional memory formation: implications for addiction and schizophrenia Huibing Tan, Tasha Ahmad, Michael Loureiro, Jordan Zunder and Steven R. Laviolette Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2014,Vol 5, Article 73, 1-12 doi : 10.3389/fpsyt.2014.00073   Emerging evidence from both basic and clinical research demonstrates an important role for endo-cannabinoid (ECB) signaling in the processing of emotionally salient information, learning, and memory. Cannabinoid transmission within neural circuits involved in emotional processing has been shown to modulate the acquisition, recall, and extinction of emotionally salient memories and importantly, can strongly modulate the emotional salience of incoming sensory information. Two neural regions in particular, the [...]

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Il y a urgence à prescrire du cannabis dans les Ehpad, Jean-Yves Nau et William Lowenstein, Slate.fr, 16 avril 2020

Il y a urgence à prescrire du cannabis dans les Ehpad Jean-Yves Nau et William Lowenstein — 16 avril 2020 à 10h58 http://www.slate.fr/story/189561/confinement-urgence-prescrire-cannabis-personnes-agees-ehpad Surconfiner les personnes âgées conduit à une consommation désastreuse de benzodiazépines et d'antalgiques opiacés. C'est oublier les vertus alternatives du cannabis médical. La maniabilité de l'administration du cannabis thérapeutique, notamment sous forme de tisanes, est fort intéressante. | Kimzy Nanney via Unsplash Combien, avant l'épidémie, se souciaient des Ehpad, de leurs résident·es, de leurs soignant·es? Combien étions-nous à connaître la signification de cet étrange acronyme, Établissement d'hébergement pour personnes âgées dépendantes? La progression fulgurante du SARS-CoV-2, quelques reportages, de douloureux témoignages, [...]

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Cannabis Use and Cognition in Adults Prescribed Opioids for Persistent Pain, Megan Wildes et al., 2019

Cannabis Use and Cognition in Adults Prescribed Opioids for Persistent Pain Megan Wildes, Teresa L. Bigand, Matthew E. Layton, , Marian Wilson Pain Management Nursing, 2019, 1-6. Doi : 10.1016/j.pmn.2019.06.014   a b s t r a c t Background : Adults with persistent pain frequently report cannabis use to help manage their symptoms. The impact of cannabis use on cognition in the presence of concurrent symptoms of depression and anxiety is poorly understood. Aims : Our study explored how cannabis use affects relationships among symptoms of depression, anxiety, and cognition. Design : A cross-sectional survey study was conducted. Settings : Surveys were distributed at outpatient clinics treating adults [...]

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Efficacy of Dronabinol for Acute Pain Management in Adults with Traumatic Injury : Study Protocol of A Randomized Controlled Trial, Claire Swartwood et al., 2020

Efficacy of Dronabinol for Acute Pain Management in Adults with Traumatic Injury : Study Protocol of A Randomized Controlled Trial Claire Swartwood, Kristin Salottolo, Robert Madayag, David Bar-Or Brain Sciences, 2020, 10, 161, 1-9. Doi : 10.3390/brainsci10030161   Abstract Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (D9-THC) and other cannabinoids present in cannabis (marijuana) have been shown to affect the normal inhibitory pathways that influence nociception in humans. The potential benefits of cannabinoids as an analgesic are likely greatest in hyperalgesic and inflammatory states, suggesting a role as a therapeutic agent for treating acute pain following injury. Dronabinol is a licensed form of D9-THC. The primary objective of this single center randomized [...]

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COVID-19 and people who use drugs, EMCDDA, 2020

COVID-19 and people who use drugs Context Risks for people who use drugs Considerations for service providers References More information Acknowledgements Download as PDF The implications of COVID-19 for people who use drugs (PWUD) and drug service providers The situation regarding responses to the COVID-19 outbreak is rapidly evolving. Up-to-date information can be found in the guidelines prepared by national public health sources and the regular updates from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). This document is also available as a PDF.   Last updated: 25 March 2020 Context – the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in the EU People [...]

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Medical cannibus as an alternative for opioids for chronic pain : A case report, Franklin E. Caldera, 2020

Medical cannibus as an alternative for opioids for chronic pain : A case report Franklin E. Caldera SAGE Open Medical Case Reports, 2020, Volume 8, 1–3 DOI : 10.1177/2050313X20907015   Abstract Opioid medication–related deaths have increased to epidemic proportions in the last decade. This report describes a case of 43-year-old female with a traumatic brain injury who developed chronic pain and opioid dependence. The patient expressed concerns and wanted weaning off opioids. Recent legalization of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania allows us to try it as an alternative to opioids for chronic pain. Medical cannibus has risks associated with administration but is safer than opioids. Our patient [...]

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Avec le confinement : beaucoup de syndromes de manque, Benjamin ROLLAND, 19/03/2020

Avec le confinement: beaucoup de syndromes de manque Benjamin ROLLAND https://www.addictolyon.fr/post/avec-le-confinement-beaucoup-de-syndromes-de-manque Addictolyon, 19/03/2020, Mis à jour : il y a 4 jours     Avec le #confinement lié au #COVID19, les trafics de substances semblent s'être fortement réduits. Résultat: en ville, à l'hôpital, en prison, de nombreux syndromes de manque apparaissent. Afin de faciliter la reconnaissance et la prise en charge des syndrome de sevrage chez les patients, voici un petit document explicatif du repérage et du traitement des syndrome de sevrage à catégories importantes de substance: #tabac, #cannabis, et #opioïdes

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COVID-19 : Mobilisation de la Fédération Addiction et informations pour la poursuite de l’activité, 17/03/2020

COVID-19 : Mobilisation de la Fédération Addiction et informations pour la poursuite de l’activité publié le 17/03/2020  |  Imprimer Dans la suite du message du président ce samedi, la Fédération Addiction est mobilisée pour s’assurer que les publics que vous accueillez soient pris en compte et inclus dans les mesures d’adaptation d’urgence et que vous ayez les moyens d’assurer une continuité de service. Dès vendredi, nous avons fait remonter plusieurs demandes au ministère de la santé, à la Direction Générale de la Santé et à la Direction Générale de la Cohésion Sociale : Prescription et délivrance des Traitements de substitution aux opiacés [...]

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