Table 3.

Attitudes Regarding Role for Cannabis in the Treatment of Rheumatic Disorders.

Survey Question Possible Responses n (%) *
“Is there a role for use of any of the following options for rheumatic conditions?” Pharma only 4 (17)
Medical cannabis 2 (9)
No role 4 (17)
Both 11 (48)
Did not answer 2 (9)

“Have you previously recommended a trial of the following?” Pharma only 0 (0)
Medical cannabis 11 (48)
Both 3 (13)
Never 9 (39)

“Would you recommend a trial of the following?” Pharma only 4 (17)
Medical cannabis 2 (9)
Both 9 (39)
None 7 (30)
Did not answer 1 (4)

“Would you write a medical cannabis prescription for a patient failing conventional treatments?” Yes 19 (83)
No 3 (13)
Did not answer 1 (4)

“Would you write a medical cannabis prescription based on patient request regardless of previous treatments?” Yes 2 (9)
No 20 (87)
Did not answer 1 (4)
*Total respondents: n=23.
RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2016 April; 7(2): e0012. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2016 April 19. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10239.