TITLE

Review: Cannabinoids and codeine have similar effects on pain relief, but cannabinoids commonly cause adverse psychotropic effects

AUTHOR(S)
Kinzbrunner, Barry M.
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Presents an abstract of the study 'Are Cannabinoids an Effective and Safe Treatment Option in the Management of Pain? A Qualitative Systematic Review,' by F. A. Campbell, M. R. Tramèr, D. Carroll, et al., published on the July 7, 2001 issue of the 'British Medical Journal.' Comment on the study.
ACCESSION #
8866206

 

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