Patient Perception Regarding Potential Effectiveness of Cannabis for Pain Management

Home Page: The Journal of ArthroplastySelf-reported cannabis use has increased since its recent legalization in many states.

The primary objective of this study is to describe patients’ beliefs regarding the potential effectiveness of cannabis and gauge patient acceptance of these compounds if prescribed by a physician.

Patients strongly agree or agree that cannabis can help with sleep or anxiety.

Patients believe that cannabis may be helpful for pain management after total joint arthroplasty (TJA) and are willing to use if prescribed by their orthopedic provider.”

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