B H McCarberg

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Long-acting opioids for chronic pain: pharmacotherapeutic opportunities to enhance compliance, quality of life, and analgesia
    B H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Pain Services, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Ther 8:181-6. 2001
  2. ncbi Consequences of neuropathic pain: quality-of-life issues and associated costs
    Bill H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, 732 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:S263-8. 2006
  3. ncbi Cannabinoids:their role in pain and palliation
    Bill H McCarberg
    Department of Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, 752 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 21:19-28. 2007
  4. ncbi The future of cannabinoids as analgesic agents: a pharmacologic, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic overview
    Bill H McCarberg
    Family Medicine Kaiser Permanente, Escondido, California, USA
    Am J Ther 14:475-83. 2007
  5. doi Pain management in primary care: strategies to mitigate opioid misuse, abuse, and diversion
    Bill H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:119-30. 2011
  6. doi Clinical overview of fibromyalgia
    Bill H McCarberg
    Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Escondido, California 92025, USA
    Am J Ther 19:357-68. 2012
  7. doi Comprehensive chronic pain management: improving physical and psychological function (CME multimedia activity)
    Bill H McCarberg
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, Cal, USA
    Am J Med 125:S1. 2012
  8. doi The management of neuropathic pain with a focus upon older adults
    Bill McCarberg
    Founder Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Ther 19:211-27. 2012
  9. doi Diagnosis and treatment of low-back pain because of paraspinous muscle spasm: a physician roundtable
    Bill H McCarberg
    Kaiser Permanente, 732 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    Pain Med 12:S119-27. 2011
  10. doi Chronic pain: reducing costs through early implementation of adherence testing and recognition of opioid misuse
    Bill H McCarberg
    Adjunct University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:132-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi Long-acting opioids for chronic pain: pharmacotherapeutic opportunities to enhance compliance, quality of life, and analgesia
    B H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Pain Services, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Ther 8:181-6. 2001
    ..Clinical experience reveals that selection of an effective pain regimen for the patient with chronic pain, combined with aggressive management of side effects, leads to improved overall functioning and quality of life...
  2. ncbi Consequences of neuropathic pain: quality-of-life issues and associated costs
    Bill H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, 732 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:S263-8. 2006
    ..Effective management of the patient with chronic pain, including NP, requires assessment and, if necessary, treatment of all comorbidities associated with this condition...
  3. ncbi Cannabinoids:their role in pain and palliation
    Bill H McCarberg
    Department of Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, 752 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 21:19-28. 2007
    ..The ability of cannabinoid medicines to treat pain, associated sleep disorders, appetite loss, muscle spasm and a wide variety of other symptoms suggests that such agents may in the future play an important role in palliative care...
  4. ncbi The future of cannabinoids as analgesic agents: a pharmacologic, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic overview
    Bill H McCarberg
    Family Medicine Kaiser Permanente, Escondido, California, USA
    Am J Ther 14:475-83. 2007
    ..Further research is warranted to explore the therapeutic potential of this area...
  5. doi Pain management in primary care: strategies to mitigate opioid misuse, abuse, and diversion
    Bill H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:119-30. 2011
    ..Primary care physicians can become advocates for proper pain management and ensure that all patients with pain are treated appropriately...
  6. doi Clinical overview of fibromyalgia
    Bill H McCarberg
    Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Escondido, California 92025, USA
    Am J Ther 19:357-68. 2012
    ..Also included is a synopsis of new diagnostic criteria and other useful diagnostic tools and a discussion of various treatment challenges and strategies...
  7. doi Comprehensive chronic pain management: improving physical and psychological function (CME multimedia activity)
    Bill H McCarberg
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, Cal, USA
    Am J Med 125:S1. 2012
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  8. doi The management of neuropathic pain with a focus upon older adults
    Bill McCarberg
    Founder Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Ther 19:211-27. 2012
    ..The classes of agents discussed include antidepressants, mood stabilizers/antiseizure agents, opioids, anesthetics, and miscellaneous agents...
  9. doi Diagnosis and treatment of low-back pain because of paraspinous muscle spasm: a physician roundtable
    Bill H McCarberg
    Kaiser Permanente, 732 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    Pain Med 12:S119-27. 2011
    ..Despite the availability of evidence-based guidelines to diagnose and treat acute low-back pain, practical application is nonuniform and physician uncertainty regarding best practices is widespread...
  10. doi Chronic pain: reducing costs through early implementation of adherence testing and recognition of opioid misuse
    Bill H McCarberg
    Adjunct University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:132-9. 2011
    ..Also, to assess the potential cost-saving benefits of monitoring pain treatment adherence using urine drug tests (UDTs), emphasizing their use in opioid therapy...
  11. doi The impact of pain on quality of life and the unmet needs of pain management: results from pain sufferers and physicians participating in an Internet survey
    Bill H McCarberg
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Ther 15:312-20. 2008
    ..In conclusion, effective communication between physicians and patients is encouraged to not only improve overall pain management but also to establish shared treatment goals with functional outcomes...
  12. doi Key patient assessment tools and treatment strategies for pain management
    Bill McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, California 92025, USA
    Pain Pract 8:423-32. 2008
    ..This review discusses key patient assessment and treatment strategy tools, together with common medico-legal concerns to assist clinicians in more effectively managing their patients' pain...
  13. doi Acute back pain: benefits and risks of current treatments
    Bill H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:179-90. 2010
    ..To review the efficacy and safety of current treatments for acute low back pain...
  14. doi A critical assessment of opioid treatment adherence using urine drug testing in chronic pain management
    Bill H McCarberg
    Adjunct University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:124-31. 2011
    ..To determine the current status of performing urine drug tests (UDTs) for monitoring chronic pain therapy, with an emphasis on their use in opioid treatment and the need for improved physician education about UDTs...
  15. ncbi Rheumatic diseases in the elderly: dealing with rheumatic pain in extended care facilities
    Bill H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, 732 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 33:87-108. 2007
    ..Finally, the article discusses how pain care for the elderly might be improved...
  16. ncbi The treatment of breakthrough pain
    Bill H McCarberg
    Kaiser Permanente, Escondido, California 92025, USA
    Pain Med 8:S8-13. 2007
    ..To review strategies for treating patients with breakthrough pain (BTP)...
  17. ncbi Review of painful and nonpainful neuropathies: issues surrounding patient care
    Bill H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, 732 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:S255. 2006
  18. ncbi Tender points as predictors of distress and the pharmacologic management of fibromyalgia syndrome
    Bill McCarberg
    Kaiser Permanente, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Ther 10:176-92. 2003
    ..Pharmacotherapeutic management is provided on a patient-specific basis including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamic, pathophysiologic, and psychosocial needs designed and modulated for each individual patient...
  19. ncbi Rheumatic diseases in the elderly: dealing with rheumatic pain in extended care facilities
    Bill H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, 732 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:543-61, vi. 2005
    ..Treatment individualized to the patient's special circumstances where optimal care rarely means cure or complete relief of symptoms leads to improved function and quality of life...
  20. ncbi Osteoarthritis. How to manage pain and improve patient function
    B H McCarberg
    Pain Services, Kaiser Permanente, Department of Family Practice, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Geriatrics 56:14-7, 20-2, 24. 2001
    ..Topical agents, complementary products, viscosupplementation, and surgery may be useful in an individualized treatment plan...
  21. pmc Topical diclofenac epolamine patch 1.3% for treatment of acute pain caused by soft tissue injury
    B H McCarberg
    Kaiser Permanente Health Care, Chronic Pain Management Program, Escondido, CA, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 64:1546-53. 2010
    ..In this article, we review the available clinical trial data for this product in the treatment of pain caused by soft tissue injury...
  22. ncbi Case studies: managing debilitating chronic pain
    Bill H McCarberg
    Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, California, USA
    Manag Care 16:16-9. 2007
  23. ncbi Consensus guidelines: treatment planning and options. Diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain
    Charles E Argoff
    New York University School of Medicine and Cohn Pain Management Center, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:S12-25. 2006
    ..Ultimately, treatment choice must also Include consideration of adverse effects, individual patient factors such as comorbidities, and often cost...
  24. ncbi Managing persistent neuropathic pain in the elderly
    Bill H McCarberg
    Geriatrics . 2005
  25. ncbi Introduction. Pain and the elderly
    Bill H McCarberg
    Clin J Pain 20:205-6. 2004
  26. ncbi Older and younger adults in pain management programs in the United States: differences and similarities
    Harriet M Wittink
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Professional Education and Academy of Health Sciences Utrecht, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pain Med 7:151-63. 2006
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  27. ncbi Diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain: case studies
    Miles J Belgrade
    Pain and Palliative Care Center, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:S26-32. 2006
    ..Recently approved medications by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of DPNP offer hope for many patients whose pain was thought to be refractory to treatment...
  28. ncbi Duloxetine for the management of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain: response profile
    Yili L Pritchett
    Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois, USA
    Pain Med 8:397-409. 2007
    ..Treatment response was defined as a 30% reduction in pain severity, although some analyses were repeated using alternative response criteria (50% reduction, or 2-point reduction, in pain severity)...