H A Heit

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Buprenorphine: new tricks with an old molecule for pain management
    Howard A Heit
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown School of Medicine, Fairfax, VA 22031, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:93-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The truth about pain management: the difference between a pain patient and an addicted patient
    H A Heit
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Eur J Pain 5:27-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Dear DEA
    Howard A Heit
    Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Pain Med 5:303-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Addiction, physical dependence, and tolerance: precise definitions to help clinicians evaluate and treat chronic pain patients
    Howard A Heit
    Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 17:15-29. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Urine drug testing in pain medicine
    Howard A Heit
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D C, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:260-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Healthcare professionals and the DEA: restoring the balance
    Howard A Heit
    J Opioid Manag 2:310-1. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk management is everyone's business
    Douglas L Gourlay
    Pain Med 8:125-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence of morphine metabolism to hydromorphone in pain patients chronically treated with morphine
    Edward J Cone
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 30:1-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Healthcare professionals and the DEA: trying to get back in balance
    Howard A Heit
    Georgetown University
    Pain Med 7:72-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Universal precautions in pain medicine: a rational approach to the treatment of chronic pain
    Douglas L Gourlay
    The Wasser Pain Management Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pain Med 6:107-12. 2005

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Buprenorphine: new tricks with an old molecule for pain management
    Howard A Heit
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown School of Medicine, Fairfax, VA 22031, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:93-7. 2008
    ..The following article will offer strategies and approaches to address some of these real and perceived challenges...
  2. ncbi request reprint The truth about pain management: the difference between a pain patient and an addicted patient
    H A Heit
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Eur J Pain 5:27-9. 2001
    ..The physiological benefits of using long- versus short-acting opioids will be presented. With proper education of the medical community, patients should receive humane and compassionate treatment of their chronic pain syndromes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dear DEA
    Howard A Heit
    Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Pain Med 5:303-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Addiction, physical dependence, and tolerance: precise definitions to help clinicians evaluate and treat chronic pain patients
    Howard A Heit
    Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 17:15-29. 2003
    ..The first mission of the LCPA was to formulate precise definitions of the terms addiction, physical dependence, and tolerance. This report explains these definitions and discusses how they apply to clinical practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Urine drug testing in pain medicine
    Howard A Heit
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D C, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:260-7. 2004
    ..This article discusses why urine is the biological specimen of choice for drug testing; who, when and why to test; testing methods; and, most importantly, interpretation of results...
  6. ncbi request reprint Healthcare professionals and the DEA: restoring the balance
    Howard A Heit
    J Opioid Manag 2:310-1. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk management is everyone's business
    Douglas L Gourlay
    Pain Med 8:125-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence of morphine metabolism to hydromorphone in pain patients chronically treated with morphine
    Edward J Cone
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 30:1-5. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Healthcare professionals and the DEA: trying to get back in balance
    Howard A Heit
    Georgetown University
    Pain Med 7:72-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Universal precautions in pain medicine: a rational approach to the treatment of chronic pain
    Douglas L Gourlay
    The Wasser Pain Management Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pain Med 6:107-12. 2005
    ..By taking a thorough and respectful approach to patient assessment and management within chronic pain treatment, stigma can be reduced, patient care improved, and overall risk contained...
  11. ncbi request reprint Definitions related to the medical use of opioids: evolution towards universal agreement
    Seddon R Savage
    Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:655-67. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Treatment of polysubstance abuse in the active user
    Douglas L Gourlay
    Pain Med 5:109-10. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Office-based treatment of opiate addiction
    Howard A Heit
    N Engl J Med 349:2567-8; author reply 2567-8. 2003