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Why do NSAIDS relieve pain?

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On Saturday evening, a man smokes marijuana. On the following Monday morning (about 36 hrs. later), he goes to his scheduled pain clinic appointment. A urine drug test is performed. Will the urine drug test be positive for marijuana on immunoassay?

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Some chronic pain patients do not experience the expected pain relief from particular opioids. Can the results of a urine drug test explain the opioid’s ineffectiveness?

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What simple measures can be taken by healthcare providers that will potentially help decrease the abuse rate of long-acting/extended release opioids?

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Can the ingestion of poppy seeds cause a false positive result on a urine toxicology screen? If so, why?

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Considering that the number of studies examining the recreational use of marijuana exceeds the number of studies examining the medical use of marijuana, why not use the data obtained from recreational studies to help guide the practice of medical marijuana therapy?

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Does marijuana have anti-emetic properties?

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Regardless of the specific physiological system, the effects of marijuana are dependent on many factors. What are those factors?

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Can a practitioner who does not participate in the marijuana program risk malpractice liability, if he or she treats a patient who is taking medical marijuana?

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Opioids are NOT first line medications for the treatment of pain in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Why not?

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