Dawn A Marcus

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Complementary medicine in cancer care: adding a therapy dog to the team
    Dawn A Marcus
    University of Pittsburgh, PA 15237, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 16:289-91. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment of status migrainosus
    D A Marcus
    Anesthesiology and Neurology Department, Multidisciplinary Headache Cliniic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 2:549-55. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the impact of chronic pain
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Clin J Pain 20:186-91. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system abnormalities in migraine
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1709-15. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Current trends in fibromyalgia research
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1687-95. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Sustained-release oxycodone dosing survey of chronic pain patients
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15237, USA
    Clin J Pain 20:363-6. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of cancer pain
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:231-4. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex hormones and chronic headache in women
    D A Marcus
    Multidisciplinary Headache Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 2:1839-48. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and chronic headache
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 4601 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 3:389-93. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Establishing a standard of speed for assessing the efficacy of the serotonin(1B/1D) agonists (triptans)
    D A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:1056-8. 2001

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Publications47

  1. doi request reprint Complementary medicine in cancer care: adding a therapy dog to the team
    Dawn A Marcus
    University of Pittsburgh, PA 15237, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 16:289-91. 2012
    ..Utilizing consistent policies minimizes patient risk and infection control concerns associated with animal visits...
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment of status migrainosus
    D A Marcus
    Anesthesiology and Neurology Department, Multidisciplinary Headache Cliniic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 2:549-55. 2001
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  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the impact of chronic pain
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Clin J Pain 20:186-91. 2004
    ..To evaluate obesity as a marker for increased pain severity, disability, and psychologic distress in treatment-seeking, mixed chronic pain patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system abnormalities in migraine
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1709-15. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Current trends in fibromyalgia research
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1687-95. 2003
    ..Current studies have identified strong evidence for central sensitisation in fibromyalgia. Data from these studies may expand effective treatment options for fibromyalgia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sustained-release oxycodone dosing survey of chronic pain patients
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15237, USA
    Clin J Pain 20:363-6. 2004
    ..To determine the dosing of sustained-release oxycodone that is typically prescribed to achieve pain relief in a mixed group of chronic pain patients...
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of cancer pain
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:231-4. 2011
    ..Despite the frequent occurrence and substantial impact from cancer pain, both patient and provider barriers limit the identification and treatment of pain in cancer patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex hormones and chronic headache in women
    D A Marcus
    Multidisciplinary Headache Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 2:1839-48. 2001
    ..Treating headache alterations in women may include therapies that modify sex hormones or neurochemicals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and chronic headache
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 4601 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 3:389-93. 2002
    ..The use of triptans during pregnancy is controversial and not broadly recommended. Safe and effective preventive treatments include relaxation, biofeedback, beta-blockers, some antidepressants and gabapentin in early pregnancy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Establishing a standard of speed for assessing the efficacy of the serotonin(1B/1D) agonists (triptans)
    D A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:1056-8. 2001
    ..Using speed of relief as a criterion for migraine drug selection also is appropriate. The migraine-specific serotonin(1B/1D) agonists, or triptans, are able to meet this faster relief end point and are preferred by patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and tension-type headache
    D A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 4601 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 5:449-53. 2001
    ..These changes are related to estrogen fluctuations. Estrogen fluctuations cause changes in neurochemicals important for pain signal transmission, including serotonin, gamma-aminobutyric acid, and enkephalins...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomics of opioid therapy for chronic non-malignant pain
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 4601 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 3:229-35. 2002
    ..When used appropriately and judiciously, opioid medications can be a useful addition to the treatment plan for patients with CNMP. Opioids can provide long-term, safe and cost-effective pain relief...
  13. doi request reprint A prospective comparison between ICHD-II and probability menstrual migraine diagnostic criteria
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Headache 50:539-50. 2010
    ..To prospectively evaluate the diagnosis of menstrual migraine (MM) by comparing 2 diagnostic systems...
  14. pmc Impact of animal-assisted therapy for outpatients with fibromyalgia
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
    Pain Med 14:43-51. 2013
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effects of brief therapy dog visits for fibromyalgia patients attending a tertiary outpatient pain management facility compared with time spent in a waiting room...
  15. doi request reprint Perimenstrual eletriptan prevents menstrual migraine: an open-label study
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Headache 50:551-62. 2010
    ..To prospectively evaluate the efficacy of perimenstrual prophylaxis with eletriptan to reduce headaches in women identified with menstrual migraine (MM)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Headache and other types of chronic pain
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Headache 43:49-53. 2003
    ..To compare pain severity, disability, psychological distress, and quality of life between patients with headache and nonheadache treatment-seeking chronic pain patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in chronic pain in a treatment-seeking population
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gend Specif Med 6:19-24. 2003
    ..To compare pain characteristics, disability, and comorbid psychological distress between genders in a treatment-seeking sample of patients with chronic pain...
  18. doi request reprint Milnacipran for fibromyalgia: a useful addition to the treatment armamentarium
    Cheryl D Bernstein
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Anesthesiology, Suite 400, Pain Medicine, Centre Commons Building, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:905-16. 2013
    ..The antidepressant milnacipran blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and is used for the management of fibromyalgia...
  19. pmc Rizatriptan reduces vestibular-induced motion sickness in migraineurs
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Headache Pain 12:81-8. 2011
    ..We conclude that the serotonin agonist, rizatriptan, reduces vestibular-induced motion sickness by influencing serotonergic vestibular-autonomic projections...
  20. pmc A pilot study of rizatriptan and visually-induced motion sickness in migraineurs
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Int J Med Sci 6:212-7. 2009
    ..The present study was designed to test whether rizatriptan is also effective in protecting against visually-induced motion sickness and to test whether rizatriptan blocks the augmentation of motion sickness by head pain...
  21. doi request reprint Fibromyalgia: diagnosis and treatment options
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237, USA
    Gend Med 6:139-51. 2009
    ..Controlled clinical trials for both medication and nonmedication therapies have led to sound, evidence-based recommendations for the care of patients with fibromyalgia...
  22. pmc Brief, self-report fibromyalgia screener evaluated in a sample of chronic pain patients
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pain Med 14:730-5. 2013
    ..To validate a self-report fibromyalgia screener in a chronic pain population...
  23. doi request reprint Migraine and motion sensitivity
    Joseph M Furman
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Otolaryngology, 200 Lothrop Street, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 18:1102-17. 2012
    ..This review also discusses motion sickness and motion sensitivity, including their relationship with migraine, pathophysiology, and treatment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevention of motion sickness with rizatriptan: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, U S A
    Med Sci Monit 12:PI1-7. 2006
    ..This double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover pilot study was designed to test the hypothesis that pre-treatment with the serotonin agonist rizatriptan would prevent motion sickness provocation in headache-free migraineurs...
  25. doi request reprint Fibromyalgia family and relationship impact exploratory survey
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Musculoskeletal Care 11:125-34. 2013
    ..Fibromyalgia is frequently associated with impairments in activities of daily living and work disability. Limited data have investigated the impact of fibromyalgia on relationships with family and friends...
  26. doi request reprint Animal-assisted therapy at an outpatient pain management clinic
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Pain Med 13:45-57. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of brief therapy dog visits to an outpatient pain management facility compared with time spent in a waiting room...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia and headache: an epidemiological study supporting migraine as part of the fibromyalgia syndrome
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 24:595-601. 2005
    ..The high prevalence and significant impact associated with chronic headache in fibromyalgia patients, however, warrants inclusion of a headache assessment as part of the routine evaluation of fibromyalgia patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Practical approach to the management of chronic pain
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15206, USA
    Compr Ther 31:40-9. 2005
    ..This article offers an explanation for the physiological basis of persistent chronic pain, provides practical guidelines to help distinguish among common pain syndromes, and recommends treatment strategies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Including a range of outcome targets offers a broader view of fibromyalgia treatment outcome: results from a retrospective review of multidisciplinary treatment
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Musculoskeletal Care 12:74-81. 2014
    ..Current drug and non-drug treatments result in statistically significant but numerically small improvements in typical numeric measures of pain severity and fibromyalgia impact...
  30. doi request reprint The science behind animal-assisted therapy
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 17:322. 2013
    ..This review will explore a variety of possible theories that may explain the therapeutic benefits that occur during therapy dog visits...
  31. doi request reprint Vestibular migraine: clinical aspects and pathophysiology
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Lancet Neurol 12:706-15. 2013
    ..In the absence of controlled trials, treatment options for patients with vestibular migraine largely mirror those for migraine headache...
  32. doi request reprint Managing headache during pregnancy and lactation
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:385-95. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Survey of migraine sufferers with dogs to evaluate for canine migraine-alerting behaviors
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 19:501-8. 2013
    ..Anecdotal reports suggest that changes in dog behavior might be used to predict impending migraine episodes. This survey was designed to investigate how companion dogs react to migraines that occur in their owners...
  34. doi request reprint Symptomatic improvement reported after receiving Reiki at a cancer infusion center
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 30:216-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate patient-perceived benefits from receiving Reiki at a cancer infusion center...
  35. ncbi request reprint Tips for managing chronic pain. Implementing the latest guidelines
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
    Postgrad Med 113:49-50, 55-6, 59-60 passim. 2003
    ..This discussion offers practical tips for managing patients with chronic pain and reducing staff burnout. The author also dispels various myths about chronic pain and focuses on the effective management of its comorbidities...
  36. ncbi request reprint Headache in pregnancy
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 7:288-96. 2003
    ....
  37. pmc A review of perinatal acute pain: treating perinatal pain to reduce adult chronic pain
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Headache Pain 7:3-8. 2006
    ..In addition, an experimental perinatal pain model may provide a unique opportunity to study the effects on the nervous system of both painful insults and pre-emptive analgesia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and chronic daily headache
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 8:66-70. 2004
    ..In addition, gender differences in CDH prevalence in pediatric and adult populations support a hormonal influence. Few studies have evaluated the ability of gynecologic events, such as menses, to influence CDH...
  39. ncbi request reprint Disability and chronic posttraumatic headache
    Dawn A Marcus
    Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Headache 43:117-21. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis that chronic posttraumatic headache is associated with greater severity and psychological distress than headache of nontraumatic origin...
  40. ncbi request reprint The role of volunteer services at cancer centers
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Suite 400, Pain Medicine, Centre Commons Building, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 17:376. 2013
    ..Complementary therapies may also be provided through volunteer services, with research studies consistently showing benefits from Reiki and animal-assisted therapy offered through volunteer care. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Case study investigating effect of implementing strategies for reducing patient complaints in an outpatient pain clinic
    Cheryl D Bernstein
    Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Opioid Manag 10:135-40. 2014
    ..Using structured communication strategies appeared to reduce complaints and facilitate chart documentation when addressing difficult patient situations including opioid issues. ..
  42. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness in migraine sufferers
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:2691-7. 2005
    ..Studies demonstrating an important relationship between serotonin receptors and motion sickness susceptibility in both rodents and humans suggest possible new motion sickness prevention therapies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of migrainous vertigo: validity of a structured interview
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR197-201. 2004
    ..Although the International Headache Society does not currently include the diagnosis of migrainous vertigo, specific criteria have been proposed and utilized in clinical trials...
  44. ncbi request reprint Managing chronic pain in the primary care setting
    Dawn A Marcus
    Am Fam Physician 66:36, 38, 41. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Toward optimal health: Dawn A. Marcus, M.D., discusses comanagement of depression and chronic pain in women. Interview by Jodi R Godfrey
    Dawn A Marcus
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:594-9. 2007
  46. ncbi request reprint Reducing headache disability in children and adolescents
    Dawn A Marcus
    Am Fam Physician 65:554, 557. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychology of migraine: present status and future directions
    Sid E O'Bryant
    Mental Health Service Line COS6, New Orleans VA Medical Center, 1601 Perdido St, New Orleans, LA 70112 1262, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:363-70. 2005
    ..An examination of the unmet needs and priorities for future research addressing this important topic is provided...