Scientific Journal Articles

  1. Naloxegol for opioid-induced constipation in patients with noncancer pain (New England Journal of Medicine)
  2. Why we need narratives of healing and qualitative pain research  (Pain Medicine 2013;14(12):1811-12)
  3. Benzodiazepines in long-term opioid therapy (Pain Medicine 2013;14(10):1441-6)
  4. Continuing education in opioid prescribing (Journal of the American Medical Association 2012;308(20):2082)
  5. Risk factors for diversion in a pain clinic patient population (Journal of Opioid Management 2012;8(6):351-62)
  6. The role of urine drug monitoring in pain management (Pain Medicine News 2012;10:43-8)
  7. American Academy of Pain Medicine response to PROP petition to the FDA that seeks to limit pain medications for legitimate noncancer pain sufferers (Pain Medicine 2012;13(10):1259-64)
  8. Review and critique of opioid rotation practices and associated risks of toxicity (Pain Medicine 2012;13(4):562-570)
  9. Overdose deaths demand a new paradigm for opioid rotation (Pain Medicine 2012;13(4):571-574)
  10. Considering the risks of benzodiazepines and opioids together (Pain Medicine 2011;11(6):801-2)
  11. Ending unnecessary opioid-related deaths: a national priority (Pain Medicine 2011;12(S2):S13-15)
  12. An analysis of the root causes for opioid-related deaths in the United States (Pain Medicine 2011;12(S2):S26-35)
  13. System dynamics modeling as a potentially useful tool in analyzing mitigation strategies to reduce overdose deaths associated with pharmaceutical opioid treatment of chronic pain (Pain Medicine 2011;12(S2):S49-58)
  14. A review of forensic implications of opioid prescribing with examples from malpractice cases involving opioid-related overdose (Pain Medicine 2011;12(S2):S59-65)
  15. Obtaining adequate data to determine causes of opioid-related overdose deaths (Pain Medicine 2011;12(S2):S86-92)
  16. Exploring the relationship between sleep and pain (Medscape Neurology 2008)
  17. Sleep-disordered breathing and chronic opioid therapy (Pain Medicine 2008;9(4):425-32.
  18. Predicting aberrant behaviors in opioid-treated patients: preliminary validation of the Opioid risk tool (Pain Medicine 2005;6(6):432-42)