Bruce Nicholson

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Publications

  1. ncbi Randomized trial comparing polymer-coated extended-release morphine sulfate to controlled-release oxycodone HCl in moderate to severe nonmalignant pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, 1240 South Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:1503-14. 2006
  2. ncbi Comorbidities in chronic neuropathic pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103, USA
    Pain Med 5:S9-S27. 2004
  3. ncbi Morphine sulfate extended-release capsules for the treatment of chronic, moderate-to-severe pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, 1240 South Cedar Crest Boulevard, Suite 307, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1585-94. 2008
  4. ncbi Treatment of chronic moderate-to-severe non-malignant pain with polymer-coated extended-release morphine sulfate capsules
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:539-50. 2006
  5. ncbi Management of chronic noncancer pain in the primary care setting
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    South Med J 100:1028-36. 2007
  6. ncbi Benefits of extended-release opioid analgesic formulations in the treatment of chronic pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103, USA
    Pain Pract 9:71-81. 2009
  7. ncbi Responsible prescribing of opioids for the management of chronic pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Lehigh Valley Hospital Pain Center, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Drugs 63:17-32. 2003
  8. ncbi Opioid delivery in the treatment of cancer breakthrough pain: a review of routes of administration
    Bruce Nicholson
    Division of Pain Medicine, Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Opioid Manag 7:69-79. 2011
  9. ncbi Primary care considerations of the pharmacokinetics and clinical use of extended-release opioids in treating patients with chronic noncancer pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Division of Pain Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Postgrad Med 125:115-27. 2013
  10. ncbi Differential diagnosis: nociceptive and neuropathic pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Penn State School of Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, 1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Ste 307, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:S256-62. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi Randomized trial comparing polymer-coated extended-release morphine sulfate to controlled-release oxycodone HCl in moderate to severe nonmalignant pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, 1240 South Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:1503-14. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Comorbidities in chronic neuropathic pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103, USA
    Pain Med 5:S9-S27. 2004
    ..In this way, functionality may be restored and the patient's quality of life improved...
  3. ncbi Morphine sulfate extended-release capsules for the treatment of chronic, moderate-to-severe pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, 1240 South Cedar Crest Boulevard, Suite 307, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1585-94. 2008
    ..The flexibility available with morphine sulfate extended-release capsules may offer clinical advantages for pain management...
  4. ncbi Treatment of chronic moderate-to-severe non-malignant pain with polymer-coated extended-release morphine sulfate capsules
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:539-50. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Management of chronic noncancer pain in the primary care setting
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    South Med J 100:1028-36. 2007
    ..Ongoing monitoring should focus on the 4 A's (ie, analgesia, activities of daily living, adverse effects, and aberrant drug-related behaviors), and all aspects of patient care must be thoroughly documented...
  6. ncbi Benefits of extended-release opioid analgesic formulations in the treatment of chronic pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103, USA
    Pain Pract 9:71-81. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi Responsible prescribing of opioids for the management of chronic pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Lehigh Valley Hospital Pain Center, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Drugs 63:17-32. 2003
    ..Further controlled clinical trials are needed to define the role of opioid therapy in chronic non-cancer pain, and to establish criteria for patient selection and specific treatment algorithms...
  8. ncbi Opioid delivery in the treatment of cancer breakthrough pain: a review of routes of administration
    Bruce Nicholson
    Division of Pain Medicine, Pain Specialists of Greater Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Opioid Manag 7:69-79. 2011
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the different routes of opioid administration used in the treatment of cancer BTP and briefly discuss the characteristics of different delivery systems...
  9. ncbi Primary care considerations of the pharmacokinetics and clinical use of extended-release opioids in treating patients with chronic noncancer pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Division of Pain Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Postgrad Med 125:115-27. 2013
    ..This article provides a comprehensive review of the PK and clinical effects of ER opioids and discusses novel ER opioid formulations that may limit abuse potential...
  10. ncbi Differential diagnosis: nociceptive and neuropathic pain
    Bruce Nicholson
    Penn State School of Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, 1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Ste 307, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:S256-62. 2006
    ..Patients with painful DPN, PHN, or cancer may present with a variety of acute or chronic NP symptoms, and it is important to distinguish these conditions from other pain syndromes so that appropriate therapy can be initiated...
  11. ncbi Treatment of painful polyneuropathies
    Bruce Nicholson
    Penn State School of Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, 1240 South Cedar Crest Boulevard, Suite 307, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 9:178-83. 2005
    ..New antiepileptics, antidepressants, and topical therapies have contributed to improved patient outcomes...
  12. ncbi The management of pain in arthritis and the use of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors: new paradigms and insights
    Edgar Ross
    Pain Management Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 8:518-22. 2004
    ..Despite this optimistic outlook, pain often is a significant problem and should be treated whenever it becomes a barrier to function...