Daniel P Alford

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Update in pain medicine
    Daniel P Alford
    Boston University School of Medicine, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:841-5. 2008
  2. pmc Office-based management of opioid dependence with buprenorphine: clinical practices and barriers
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1393-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Chronic back pain with possible prescription opioid misuse
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    JAMA 309:919-25. 2013
  4. pmc Promoting substance use education among generalist physicians: an evaluation of the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) program
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:40-7. 2009
  5. pmc Collaborative care of opioid-addicted patients in primary care using buprenorphine: five-year experience
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Ave, Second Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:425-31. 2011
  6. pmc Internal medicine residency training for unhealthy alcohol and other drug use: recommendations for curriculum design
    Angela H Jackson
    Residency Training Program in Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Educ 10:22. 2010
  7. pmc Methadone dose, take home status, and hospital admission among methadone maintenance patients
    Alexander Y Walley
    Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Addict Med 6:186-90. 2012
  8. pmc A transitional opioid program to engage hospitalized drug users
    Christopher W Shanahan
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:803-8. 2010
  9. pmc Are opioid dependence and methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) documented in the medical record? A patient safety issue
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1007-11. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Screening for unhealthy alcohol and other drug use by health educators: do primary care clinicians document screening results?
    Theresa W Kim
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Addict Med 7:204-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Update in pain medicine
    Daniel P Alford
    Boston University School of Medicine, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:841-5. 2008
  2. pmc Office-based management of opioid dependence with buprenorphine: clinical practices and barriers
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1393-8. 2008
    ..Buprenorphine is a safe, effective and underutilized treatment for opioid dependence that requires special credentialing, known as a waiver, to prescribe in the United States...
  3. doi request reprint Chronic back pain with possible prescription opioid misuse
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    JAMA 309:919-25. 2013
    ..Opioid adherence monitoring includes urine drug testing. Determining whether a patient's opioid prescription should be discontinued after an unexpected urine test result can be clinically complex...
  4. pmc Promoting substance use education among generalist physicians: an evaluation of the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) program
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:40-7. 2009
    ..Education about substance use (SU) disorders remains inadequate in medical training...
  5. pmc Collaborative care of opioid-addicted patients in primary care using buprenorphine: five-year experience
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Ave, Second Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:425-31. 2011
    ..We describe a collaborative care model for managing opioid addiction with buprenorphine hydrochloride-naloxone hydrochloride dihydrate sublingual tablets...
  6. pmc Internal medicine residency training for unhealthy alcohol and other drug use: recommendations for curriculum design
    Angela H Jackson
    Residency Training Program in Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Educ 10:22. 2010
    ..Medical educators have begun to address the need for physician training in unhealthy substance use, and formal curricula have been developed and evaluated, though broad integration into busy residency curricula remains a challenge...
  7. pmc Methadone dose, take home status, and hospital admission among methadone maintenance patients
    Alexander Y Walley
    Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Addict Med 6:186-90. 2012
    ..We studied whether take-home dosing and adequate doses (ie, ≥80 mg) were associated with decreased hospital admission among patients in an MMT...
  8. pmc A transitional opioid program to engage hospitalized drug users
    Christopher W Shanahan
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:803-8. 2010
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  9. pmc Are opioid dependence and methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) documented in the medical record? A patient safety issue
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1007-11. 2009
    ..Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is typically provided separately from medical care. Hence, coordination of medical care and substance use treatment is important to preserve patient safety...
  10. doi request reprint Screening for unhealthy alcohol and other drug use by health educators: do primary care clinicians document screening results?
    Theresa W Kim
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Addict Med 7:204-9. 2013
    ..Among patients identified with unhealthy SU and counseled by health educators, the objective of this study was to examine (1) the proportion of PCC notes with documentation of SBI and (2) the spectrum of SU not documented by PCCs...
  11. pmc Acute pain management for patients receiving maintenance methadone or buprenorphine therapy
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:127-34. 2006
    ..Clinical recommendations for providing analgesia for patients with acute pain who are receiving OAT are presented. Although challenging, acute pain in patients receiving this type of therapy can effectively be managed...
  12. pmc A web-based Alcohol Clinical Training (ACT) curriculum: is in-person faculty development necessary to affect teaching?
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Educ 8:11. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate whether a free web-based alcohol curriculum would be used by physician educators and whether in-person faculty development would increase its use, confidence in teaching and teaching itself...
  13. pmc Treating homeless opioid dependent patients with buprenorphine in an office-based setting
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:171-6. 2007
    ..Although office-based opioid treatment with buprenorphine (OBOT-B) has been successfully implemented in primary care settings in the US, its use has not been reported in homeless patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Low bone density in patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment
    Theresa W Kim
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 85:258-62. 2006
    ..To examine the frequency and severity of low bone mineral density (BMD) among patients enrolled in a methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) program and to ascertain risk factors for low BMD in this population...
  15. pmc Is unhealthy substance use associated with failure to receive cancer screening and flu vaccination? A retrospective cross-sectional study
    Karen E Lasser
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMJ Open 1:e000046. 2011
    ..81; 95% CI 0.67 to 0.97). Conclusions Unhealthy substance use is a risk factor for not receiving all appropriate preventive health services...
  16. pmc Screening and brief intervention for unhealthy drug use in primary care settings: randomized clinical trials are needed
    Richard Saitz
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    J Addict Med 4:123-30. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Physicians' pain management confidence versus competence
    Mark A Douglass
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, MA, USA
    J Opioid Manag 5:169-74. 2009
    ..To assess awareness of existing pain management guidelines and compare physicians' confidence versus competence in selected pain management skills...
  18. ncbi request reprint Addressing smoking cessation in methadone programs
    Yngvild Olsen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Room 2 516, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:33-48. 2005
    ..Methadone programs should prioritize the provision of effective smoking cessation and facilitate continuity of patient-counselor relationships...