M A Ware
Affiliation: McGill University
- Clearing the smoke around medical marijuanaM 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...
- Evaluating complementary and alternative medicine interventions: in search of appropriate patient-centered outcome measuresMarja 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...
- Smoked cannabis for chronic neuropathic pain: a randomized controlled trialMark 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...
- The abuse potential of the synthetic cannabinoid nabiloneMark 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...
- 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
- 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
- Cannabis for chronic pain: case series and implications for cliniciansMark 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...
- Cannabis use for chronic non-cancer pain: results of a prospective surveyMark 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...
- The medicinal use of cannabis in the UK: results of a nationwide surveyM 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...
- Clinical profile of rheumatic disease patients referred to a multidisciplinary pain centerMary 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...
- The effects of nabilone on sleep in fibromyalgia: results of a randomized controlled trialMark 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...
- Patient barriers to pain management may contribute to poor pain control in rheumatoid arthritisMary Ann Fitzcharles
Montreal General Hospital Pain Centre, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Pain 10:300-5. 2009..These barriers likely contribute to sub optimal pain management. RA patients tolerate pain and use limited mechanisms to deal with the symptom of pain...
- Experience with the synthetic cannabinoid nabilone in chronic noncancer painDavid 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...
- Is there a role for marijuana in medical practice? YesMark A Ware
McGill University, Montreal, Que
Can Fam Physician 53:22-5. 2007
- Adverse effects of medical cannabinoids: a systematic reviewTongtong 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...
- Dietary omega-3 fatty acids may be associated with increased neuropathic pain in nerve-injured ratsJordi Perez
Anesthesia Research Unit, Pain Centre, Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
Anesth Analg 101:444-8, table of contents. 2005..This effect may be associated with the amounts of omega-3 fatty acids consumed by rats...
- Dietary fat and protein interact in suppressing neuropathic pain-related disorders following a partial sciatic ligation injury in ratsJordi 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...