Joanna L Starrels

Summary

Affiliation: Montefiore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc They don't know what they don't know: internal medicine residents' knowledge and confidence in urine drug test interpretation for patients with chronic pain
    Joanna L Starrels
    General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 E 210 St, Bronx, NY, 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1521-7. 2012
  2. pmc Patterns and determinants of inappropriate antibiotic use in injection drug users
    Joanna L Starrels
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:263-9. 2009
  3. pmc Low use of opioid risk reduction strategies in primary care even for high risk patients with chronic pain
    Joanna L Starrels
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, 111 E 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:958-64. 2011
  4. pmc Which skills are associated with residents' sense of preparedness to manage chronic pain?
    Aaron D Fox
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Opioid Manag 8:328-36. 2012
  5. pmc Pain is not associated with worse office-based buprenorphine treatment outcomes
    Aaron D Fox
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Subst Abus 33:361-5. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint I heard about it from a friend: assessing interest in buprenorphine treatment
    Aaron D Fox
    a Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Subst Abus 35:74-9. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint It made my life a little easier: Primary care providers' beliefs and attitudes about using opioid treatment agreements
    Joanna L Starrels
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
    J Opioid Manag 10:95-102. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: treatment agreements and urine drug testing to reduce opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain
    Joanna L Starrels
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:712-20. 2010

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc They don't know what they don't know: internal medicine residents' knowledge and confidence in urine drug test interpretation for patients with chronic pain
    Joanna L Starrels
    General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 E 210 St, Bronx, NY, 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1521-7. 2012
    ..Urine drug testing (UDT) can help identify misuse or diversion of opioid medications among patients with chronic pain. However, misinterpreting results can lead to false reassurance or erroneous conclusions about drug use...
  2. pmc Patterns and determinants of inappropriate antibiotic use in injection drug users
    Joanna L Starrels
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:263-9. 2009
    ..Inappropriate antibiotic use contributes to the emergence and spread of drug resistant infections. Though injection drug users are at increased risk for drug resistant infections, few studies have examined antibiotic use in this population...
  3. pmc Low use of opioid risk reduction strategies in primary care even for high risk patients with chronic pain
    Joanna L Starrels
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, 111 E 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:958-64. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that physicians employ opioid risk reduction strategies more frequently in higher risk patients...
  4. pmc Which skills are associated with residents' sense of preparedness to manage chronic pain?
    Aaron D Fox
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Opioid Manag 8:328-36. 2012
    ..To identify gaps in residents' confidence and knowledge in managing chronic nonmalignant pain (CNMP) and to explore whether specific skills or pain knowledge was associated with global preparedness to manage CNMP...
  5. pmc Pain is not associated with worse office-based buprenorphine treatment outcomes
    Aaron D Fox
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Subst Abus 33:361-5. 2012
    ..In multivariable analyses, the authors found no association between pain and buprenorphine treatment outcomes. Opioid-dependent individuals with and without pain can achieve similar success with buprenorphine treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint I heard about it from a friend: assessing interest in buprenorphine treatment
    Aaron D Fox
    a Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Subst Abus 35:74-9. 2014
    ..Prior research has demonstrated low awareness and use of buprenorphine among marginalized groups. This study investigates syringe exchange participants' awareness of, exposure to, and interest in buprenorphine treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint It made my life a little easier: Primary care providers' beliefs and attitudes about using opioid treatment agreements
    Joanna L Starrels
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
    J Opioid Manag 10:95-102. 2014
    ..To understand primary care providers (PCPs)' experiences, beliefs, and attitudes about using opioid treatment agreements (OTAs) for patients with chronic pain...
  8. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: treatment agreements and urine drug testing to reduce opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain
    Joanna L Starrels
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:712-20. 2010
    ..Experts recommend opioid treatment agreements and urine drug testing to reduce opioid analgesia misuse, but evidence of their effectiveness has not been systematically reviewed...