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A Prospective Review to Determine the Medical, Social and Functioning Influence of Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) on Patients Being Treated for Chronic Pain

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West Penn Hospital
West Penn Hospital

Category:
Anesthesia
Contact: 

For more information, please contact Karen Pealer by telephone at 412-359-3239 or email at Karen.Pealer@AHN.ORG.

A Prospective Review to Determine the Medical, Social and Functioning Influence of Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) on Patients Being Treated for Chronic Pain

Purpose: 

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the medical, social and functional outcome of chronic patients being treated with medical marijuana in conjunction with or without opioids. The secondary objective will be to determine if they experienced any changes in quality of life complications, or aberrancies from medical marijuana/opioid use.

Inclusion Criteria:

Males or females age 18 to 80 years. 

Suffering from a chronic pain condition for greater than 3 months.

Must be able to read and understand English and provide informed consent.

Must be a current/new patient at the AHN West Penn Institute for Pain Management.

The patient has been approved for medical marijuana from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Exclusion Criteria:

Being treated for end of life care

Subjects who, in the opinion of the Investigator, may be non-compliant with study schedules or procedures.

Prisoners

Unable to read and/or understand English and provide informed consent.

Not a patient at the AHN West Penn Institute for Pain Management.

The patient has not been approved for medical marijuana from the State of Pennsylvania