The Therapeutic Efficacy And Safety Of Cannabis For Patients

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The Therapeutic Efficacy And Safety Of Cannabis For Patients

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Are you a 2018 PMPG member?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No - Please do not submit this questionnaire if you are not a PMPG member as you are ineligible for CPD points

  • 2. 
    The multiple choice questions below are based on the following articles.  To return to the quiz after viewing the articles, press the "back" button on your browser. The articles are also available on the PMPG website.   
    1. Systematic reviews on therapeutic efficacy and safety of Cannabis (2MB)
    2. The Effects of Cannabis Among Adults With Chronic Pain (178kb)
  • 3. 
    Medical cannabis...
    • A. 

      Can be used as medical therapy to treat disease or alleviate symptoms

    • B. 

      Is a drug produced from plants and tinctures belonging to to the genus Cannabis

    • C. 

      Has been legalized for medical use in all the states of the USA

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      (a) and (b)

    • F. 

      (b) and (c )

  • 4. 
    The pain intensity may be alleviated in patients with neuropathic pain by using...
    • A. 

      Cannabidiol (CBD)

    • B. 

      Cannabis tinctures

    • C. 

      Tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC) content in a 1:1 or 1:2 ration

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Cannabis use can cause mild adverse symptoms like...
    • A. 

      Dizziness

    • B. 

      Sensitivity to light

    • C. 

      Increased thirst

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    One study mentioned found that pain scores and opioid use decreased over six months in participants with chronic pain who initiated cannabis treatment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The acute short term adverse effects of cannabis use include
    • A. 

      Alterations of judgement

    • B. 

      Increased risk of involvement in motor vehicle accidents

    • C. 

      Impairments in memory

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The most frequent psychiatric pathologies associated with cannabis use are:
    • A. 

      Personality disorder

    • B. 

      Substance use disorder

    • C. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome  is
    • A. 

      Caused by long term cannabis use

    • B. 

      A severe form of cyclic vomiting

    • C. 

      Irritability caused by the use of cannabis

    • D. 

      Violent behaviour caused by cannabis use

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Long term or high doses of cannabis can cause the following adverse effects:
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Irritability

    • D. 

      Paranoia

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Light to moderate cannabis use is associated with cardiovascular events
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A consistent association was found between cannabis use and the development of psychotic symptoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Smoking of Cannabis
    • A. 

      Daily use over an extended period may cause adverse pulmonary effects

    • B. 

      Is associated with increased risk of head and neck cancer

    • C. 

      Is associated with tumors developing on the tongue and lips

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The clinical effectiveness of cannabis in MS patients include
    • A. 

      Improved memory

    • B. 

      Reduced spasticity

    • C. 

      Improved speech

    • D. 

      Improved sleep

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Cannabis dependency can develop
    • A. 

      In 7% of males and in 5.3% of females after cannabis use

    • B. 

      In 10% of people after using cannabis at least once

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The benefits of cannabis for cancer patients include
    • A. 

      Reduced nausea and vomiting compared to placebo

    • B. 

      No feelings of depression

    • C. 

      Effective cure for all types of cancer

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    The more serious adverse effects of cannabis use reported are:
    • A. 

      Suicide attempts

    • B. 

      Paranoia

    • C. 

      Agitation

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above