M A Ware

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Safety issues concerning the medical use of cannabis and cannabinoids
    Mark A Ware
    Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
    Pain Res Manag 10:31A-7A. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Cannabinoids for the treatment of pain: an update on recent clinical trials
    Mark Ware
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Pain Res Manag 10:27A-30A. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Clearing the smoke around medical marijuana
    M A Ware
    Department of Family Medicine and Department of Anesthesia, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 90:769-71. 2011
  4. pmc Evaluating complementary and alternative medicine interventions: in search of appropriate patient-centered outcome measures
    Marja J Verhoef
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 50 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:6-38. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Cannabis for chronic pain: case series and implications for clinicians
    Mark A Ware
    McGill University Health Centre Montreal General Hospital Pain Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 7:95-9. 2002
  6. pmc Smoked cannabis for chronic neuropathic pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Mark A Ware
    Department of Anesthesia, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 182:E694-701. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The abuse potential of the synthetic cannabinoid nabilone
    Mark A Ware
    Pain Clinic, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Addiction 105:494-503. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use for chronic non-cancer pain: results of a prospective survey
    Mark A Ware
    McGill University Health Center, Pain Center, Montreal General Hospital, Room D10 137, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
    Pain 102:211-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Marijuana as medicine: does it have a future?
    M A Ware
    Department of Anesthesia, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 83:515-7. 2008
  10. pmc Is there a role for marijuana in medical practice?
    Mark A Ware
    McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:1531-3, 1535-7. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Safety issues concerning the medical use of cannabis and cannabinoids
    Mark A Ware
    Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
    Pain Res Manag 10:31A-7A. 2005
    ..There is a need for long-term safety monitoring of patients using cannabinoids for a wide variety of conditions, to further guide therapeutic decisions and public policy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cannabinoids for the treatment of pain: an update on recent clinical trials
    Mark Ware
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Pain Res Manag 10:27A-30A. 2005
    ..Clinicians working in pain management should be aware of the options becoming available from the cannabinoid class of medications...
  3. doi request reprint Clearing the smoke around medical marijuana
    M A Ware
    Department of Family Medicine and Department of Anesthesia, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 90:769-71. 2011
    ..This Commentary considers the implications of this work for clinical practice and further research initiatives...
  4. pmc Evaluating complementary and alternative medicine interventions: in search of appropriate patient-centered outcome measures
    Marja J Verhoef
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 50 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:6-38. 2006
    ..We assessed the specific needs for a database that would cover a wide range of outcomes measures for CAM research and considered a framework for such a database...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cannabis for chronic pain: case series and implications for clinicians
    Mark A Ware
    McGill University Health Centre Montreal General Hospital Pain Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 7:95-9. 2002
    ..Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons for therapeutic cannabis use...
  6. pmc Smoked cannabis for chronic neuropathic pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Mark A Ware
    Department of Anesthesia, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 182:E694-701. 2010
    ..Chronic neuropathic pain affects 1%-2% of the adult population and is often refractory to standard pharmacologic treatment. Patients with chronic pain have reported using smoked cannabis to relieve pain, improve sleep and improve mood...
  7. doi request reprint The abuse potential of the synthetic cannabinoid nabilone
    Mark A Ware
    Pain Clinic, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Addiction 105:494-503. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the evidence for abuse of nabilone, which is currently ill-defined...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use for chronic non-cancer pain: results of a prospective survey
    Mark A Ware
    McGill University Health Center, Pain Center, Montreal General Hospital, Room D10 137, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
    Pain 102:211-6. 2003
    ..Clinical trials of cannabis for chronic non-cancer pain are warranted...
  9. ncbi request reprint Marijuana as medicine: does it have a future?
    M A Ware
    Department of Anesthesia, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 83:515-7. 2008
  10. pmc Is there a role for marijuana in medical practice?
    Mark A Ware
    McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:1531-3, 1535-7. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint The medicinal use of cannabis in the UK: results of a nationwide survey
    M A Ware
    Pain Centre, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Clin Pract 59:291-5. 2005
    ..001). While caution must be exercised in interpreting these data, they point to the need for clinical studies of cannabis and cannabinoids with standardised and quality-controlled products...
  12. pmc Is there a role for marijuana in medical practice? Yes
    Mark A Ware
    McGill University, Montreal, Que
    Can Fam Physician 53:22-5. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of rheumatic disease patients referred to a multidisciplinary pain center
    Mary Ann Fitzcharles
    Division of Rheumatology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 31:359-63. 2004
    ..We examined the characteristics and assessed the outcome of patients with rheumatic diseases who were referred to a tertiary care pain center...
  14. doi request reprint Patient barriers to pain management may contribute to poor pain control in rheumatoid arthritis
    Mary Ann Fitzcharles
    Montreal General Hospital Pain Centre, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 10:300-5. 2009
    ..29, P = .024). Other than the regular use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in 37% of the patients and acetaminophen in 37%, analgesics or other modalities to reduce pain were seldom used...
  15. doi request reprint The effects of nabilone on sleep in fibromyalgia: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Mark A Ware
    Pain Clinic, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Anesth Analg 110:604-10. 2010
    ..We evaluated the safety and efficacy of nabilone, a synthetic cannabinoid, on sleep disturbance in fibromyalgia (FM), a disease characterized by widespread chronic pain and insomnia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Experience with the synthetic cannabinoid nabilone in chronic noncancer pain
    David M Berlach
    McGill University Medical School, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pain Med 7:25-9. 2006
    ..Intolerable side effects were experienced in three patients (palpitations, urinary retention, dry mouth). Nabilone may be a useful addition to pain management and should be further evaluated in randomized controlled trials...
  17. pmc Adverse effects of medical cannabinoids: a systematic review
    Tongtong Wang
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 178:1669-78. 2008
    ..Although the efficacy of cannabinoids is being increasingly demonstrated in randomized controlled trials, most safety information comes from studies of recreational use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary omega-3 fatty acids may be associated with increased neuropathic pain in nerve-injured rats
    Jordi Perez
    Anesthesia Research Unit, Pain Centre, Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Anesth Analg 101:444-8, table of contents. 2005
    ..006). We conclude that dietary oil might predict levels of neuropathic pain in rats and that this effect may be associated with dietary omega-3 levels...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and protein interact in suppressing neuropathic pain-related disorders following a partial sciatic ligation injury in rats
    Jordi Perez
    Anesthesia Research Unit, Department of Anesthesia, Pain Centre, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Que, Canada Department of Anesthesia, Pain Centre, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Pain 111:297-305. 2004
    ..The mechanisms by which fat suppresses neuropathic disorders have yet to be determined...