Most respondents, 59 percent, support including CBD products as part of clinical care in O&P.
Eleven percent each were either undecided or thought that the product should not be part of O&P care. Nineteen percent said it would have to depend on the clinical situation.
One polltaker who responded in favor wrote, “CBD studies have shown to impact the inflammatory pathways in the body and can reduce pharmacological consumption.”
Another wrote, “Why stop at CBD?” He wrote that THC is a much safer alternative to opioids. “I have had numerous patients praise it as a something that not only helps them to not use opioids, but also has helped them to beat opioid addiction.”
The poll on hiring practices in O&P showed that 52 percent said that the most important part of the process is that it should be not rushed. Thirty-three percent suggested that other staff members besides the traditional hiring managers should participate in the interview process. Ten percent said the most important part is checking references, and five percent said the candidate should definitely be prescreened before the hiring process begins.
Speaking of responses, our latest poll—focusing on how important statistics are to you when reading research studies—is in full swing.
Our question: Statistics promise to extend our understanding beyond our individual knowledge and experience. But have you ever felt you don’t know how to judge if a presentation or paper you are seeing or reading is accurate? How much of a factor are statistics when it comes to such an evaluation?
Tell us what you think. We love to hear from you.