R H Dworkin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Placebo response in clinical trials of depression and its implications for research on chronic neuropathic pain
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 65:S7-19. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Health care expenditure burden of persisting herpes zoster pain
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pain Med 9:348-53. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Interventional management of neuropathic pain: NeuPSIG recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA Department of Neurology, Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA Electronic address
    Pain 154:2249-61. 2013
  4. pmc Assay sensitivity and study features in neuropathic pain trials: an ACTTION meta-analysis
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Neurology 81:67-75. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Considerations for improving assay sensitivity in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurology and Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 153:1148-58. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Is treatment of postherpetic neuralgia in the community consistent with evidence-based recommendations?
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 153:869-75. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Diagnosis and assessment of pain associated with herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology and Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pain 9:S37-44. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the clinical importance of treatment outcomes in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Pain 9:105-21. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Healthcare costs of acute and chronic pain associated with a diagnosis of herpes zoster
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1168-75. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptom profiles differ in patients with neuropathic versus non-neuropathic pain
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Pain 8:118-26. 2007

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Placebo response in clinical trials of depression and its implications for research on chronic neuropathic pain
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 65:S7-19. 2005
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Health care expenditure burden of persisting herpes zoster pain
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pain Med 9:348-53. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Interventional management of neuropathic pain: NeuPSIG recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA Department of Neurology, Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA Electronic address
    Pain 154:2249-61. 2013
    ..Priorities for future research include randomized clinical trials, long-term studies, and head-to-head comparisons among different interventional and noninterventional treatments. ..
  4. pmc Assay sensitivity and study features in neuropathic pain trials: an ACTTION meta-analysis
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Neurology 81:67-75. 2013
    ..Our objective was to identify patient, study, and site factors associated with assay sensitivity in placebo-controlled neuropathic pain trials...
  5. doi request reprint Considerations for improving assay sensitivity in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurology and Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 153:1148-58. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Is treatment of postherpetic neuralgia in the community consistent with evidence-based recommendations?
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 153:869-75. 2012
    ..The results suggest that a considerable number of patients with PHN in the community are not receiving evidence-based treatment...
  7. doi request reprint Diagnosis and assessment of pain associated with herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology and Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pain 9:S37-44. 2008
    ..We review the results of recent research to identify the essential components that must be considered in developing an evidence-based description of pain associated with herpes zoster and PHN...
  8. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the clinical importance of treatment outcomes in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Pain 9:105-21. 2008
    ..Provisional benchmarks for identifying clinically important changes in specific outcome measures that can be used for outcome studies of treatments for chronic pain are proposed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Healthcare costs of acute and chronic pain associated with a diagnosis of herpes zoster
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1168-75. 2007
    ..To determine the healthcare costs of acute and chronic pain associated with herpes zoster...
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptom profiles differ in patients with neuropathic versus non-neuropathic pain
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Pain 8:118-26. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic management of neuropathic pain: evidence-based recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 132:237-51. 2007
    ..Long-term studies, head-to-head comparisons between medications, studies involving combinations of medications, and RCTs examining treatment of central NP are lacking and should be a priority for future research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the management of herpes zoster
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:S1-26. 2007
    ..Specific recommendations for the use of these medications are provided. In addition, suggestions are made for treatments that, when used in combination with antiviral therapy, may further reduce pain and other complications of HZ...
  13. doi request reprint Development and initial validation of an expanded and revised version of the Short-form McGill Pain Questionnaire (SF-MPQ-2)
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 604, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 144:35-42. 2009
    ..These results provide a basis for use of the SF-MPQ-2 in future clinical research, including clinical trials of treatments for neuropathic and non-neuropathic pain conditions...
  14. doi request reprint Interpreting the clinical importance of group differences in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 146:238-44. 2009
    ..Such determinations must be conducted on a case-by-case basis, and are ideally informed by patients and their significant others, clinicians, researchers, statisticians, and representatives of society at large...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of postherpetic neuralgia and painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy on health care costs
    Robert H Dworkin
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pain 11:360-8. 2010
    ..Total excess health care costs associated with painful DPN were substantially greater than those associated with PHN, which might reflect the great medical comorbidity associated with DPN...
  16. pmc Recommendations for the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain: an overview and literature update
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:S3-14. 2010
    ..The objectives of the current article are to review the Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group guidelines for the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain and to provide a brief overview of these recent studies...
  17. doi request reprint Treatment satisfaction in osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain: the role of pain, physical and emotional functioning, sleep, and adverse events
    Robert H Dworkin
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pain 12:416-24. 2011
    ..Improvements in interference with emotional functioning and sleep and the presence and severity of adverse events were not associated with satisfaction...
  18. doi request reprint Outcome measures in placebo-controlled trials of osteoarthritis: responsiveness to treatment effects in the REPORT database
    R H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:483-92. 2011
    ..Identifying outcome measures with greater responsiveness to treatment is important to increase the assay sensitivity of RCTs...
  19. doi request reprint Healthcare utilization in people with postherpetic neuralgia and painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:827-36. 2011
    ..To determine and compare healthcare utilization and costs for younger and older adults with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) and painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN)...
  20. doi request reprint Accelerating the development of improved analgesic treatments: the ACTION public-private partnership
    Robert H Dworkin
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurology and Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pain Med 12:S109-17. 2011
    ..The results of these activities have the potential to inform and accelerate the development of improved pain management interventions of all types, not just pharmacologic treatments...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia from the perspective of neuropathic pain
    Robert H Dworkin
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Rheumatol Suppl 75:1-5. 2005
  22. doi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of oxycodone and of gabapentin for acute pain in herpes zoster
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 604, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 142:209-17. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Pregabalin for the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    R H Dworkin
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 60:1274-83. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of pregabalin in the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Advances in neuropathic pain: diagnosis, mechanisms, and treatment recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Meedicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642
    Arch Neurol 60:1524-34. 2003
    ..Continued progress in basic and clinical research on the pathophysiologic mechanisms of neuropathic pain may make it possible to predict effective treatments for individual patients by application of a pain mechanism-based approach...
  25. ncbi request reprint An overview of neuropathic pain: syndromes, symptoms, signs, and several mechanisms
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, USA
    Clin J Pain 18:343-9. 2002
    ..An overview is presented of neuropathic pain syndromes, their characteristic symptoms and signs, and recent approaches to identifying their pathophysiologic mechanisms...
  26. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of postherpetic neuralgia
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:877-82. 2003
    ..Research on administration of the varicella-zoster vaccine to prevent herpes zoster and on treatment of patients who have herpes zoster with combined antiviral and analgesic therapy to prevent PHN is discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Core outcome measures for chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 113:9-19. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Acute pain in herpes zoster: the famciclovir database project
    R H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 604, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 94:113-9. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Prospects for the prevention of postherpetic neuralgia in herpes zoster patients
    R H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York 14642, USA
    Clin J Pain 16:S90-100. 2000
    ..The prevention of PHN would lead to major reductions in disability, suffering, and the use of health care resources...
  30. ncbi request reprint Postherpetic neuralgia: impact of famciclovir, age, rash severity, and acute pain in herpes zoster patients
    R H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York 14642, USA
    J Infect Dis 178:S76-80. 1998
    ..In addition, they demonstrated that treatment of acute herpes zoster patients with famciclovir significantly reduces both the duration and prevalence of PHN...
  31. ncbi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of bupropion sustained release in chronic low back pain
    Jennifer Katz
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Pain 6:656-61. 2005
    ..placebo. These results suggest that bupropion SR was not significantly better than placebo in the treatment of patients with non-neuropathic chronic low back pain...
  32. ncbi request reprint Skin biopsy and quantitative sensory testing do not predict response to lidocaine patch in painful neuropathies
    David N Herrmann
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Muscle Nerve 33:42-8. 2006
    ..Further studies are required to clarify precisely the mechanism and site of action of the lidocaine patch in patients with peripheral neuropathic pain...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial outcome in neuropathic pain: relationship to study characteristics
    Jennifer Katz
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York College at Geneseo, NY, USA
    Neurology 70:263-72. 2008
    ..It is unclear whether these trials were unsuccessful because the medications truly lack efficacy or whether characteristics of the trials compromised the demonstration of treatment benefits...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for postherpetic neuralgia in patients with herpes zoster
    Beth F Jung
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 62:1545-51. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Rash severity in herpes zoster: correlates and relationship to postherpetic neuralgia
    Elna M Nagasako
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:834-9. 2002
    ..The results indicate that severe rash is more common in patients with herpes zoster who are older and who have more severe acute pain and confirm that severe rash is a risk factor for prolonged pain...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for acute pain and its persistence following breast cancer surgery
    Jennifer Katz
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York College at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY, USA
    Pain 119:16-25. 2005
    ....
  37. pmc Association of self-reported painful symptoms with clinical and neurophysiologic signs in HIV-associated sensory neuropathy
    J Robinson-Papp
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai, School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pain 151:732-6. 2010
    ..This finding holds true regardless of demographic factors, depression or substance use history...
  38. pmc Treatment of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia
    Robert W Johnson
    Pain Management Clinic, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, University of Rochester Medical Centre, New York, USA
    BMJ 326:748-50. 2003
  39. doi request reprint Research design considerations for confirmatory chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
    Robert H Dworkin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 149:177-93. 2010
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Oral desipramine and topical lidocaine for vulvodynia: a randomized controlled trial
    David C Foster
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Biostatistics, Anesthesiology and Neurology, and Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:583-93. 2010
    ..To estimate the efficacy of common treatments for vulvodynia: topical lidocaine monotherapy, oral desipramine monotherapy, and lidocaine-desipramine combined therapy...
  41. doi request reprint Broadening the spectrum of controls for skin biopsy in painful neuropathies
    David N Herrmann
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Muscle Nerve 42:436-8. 2010
    ..Distal-leg ENFD/morphology in MS DLLBP patients did not differ significantly from that of healthy controls. This study extends the range of ENFD controls and further supports use of ENFD assessment in SFSN...
  42. ncbi request reprint Identifying important outcome domains for chronic pain clinical trials: an IMMPACT survey of people with pain
    Dennis C Turk
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Pain 137:276-85. 2008
    ..These multiple outcomes should be considered when evaluating the efficacy and effectiveness of chronic pain treatments...
  43. ncbi request reprint Core outcome domains for chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
    Dennis C Turk
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Pain 106:337-45. 2003
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Treatment of neuropathic pain: an overview of recent guidelines
    Alec B O'Connor
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Am J Med 122:S22-32. 2009
    ..For all treatments for neuropathic pain, long-term studies, head-to-head comparisons, and studies of treatment combinations are a priority for future research...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of painful diabetic neuropathy
    Richard Barbano
    University of Rochester, Department of Neurology, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 7:169-77. 2003
    ..There is great hope that the future may hold treatments that would prevent nerve damage...
  46. pmc The tampon test for vulvodynia treatment outcomes research: reliability, construct validity, and responsiveness
    David C Foster
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:825-32. 2009
    ..We report upon the reliability, validity, and responsiveness to change of the Tampon Test as an outcome measure for vulvodynia clinical trials...
  47. doi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acids and their potential therapeutic role in multiple sclerosis
    Lahar R Mehta
    Neuroimmunology Unit, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 605, Rochester, NY 14586, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 5:82-92. 2009
    ..We propose that the potential role of PUFAs as disease-modifying, anti-inflammatory treatments for MS should be revisited in proof-of-concept trials that use accepted MRI outcome measures...
  48. ncbi request reprint Contributions of physical and sexual abuse to women's experiences with chronic pelvic pain
    Ellen L Poleshuck
    Wynne Center for Family Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:91-100. 2005
    ..To examine the roles of physical and sexual abuse in women with chronic pelvic pain using multi-dimensional pain assessment and to compare the chronic pelvic pain experiences of women with physical abuse to those of women with sexual abuse...
  49. ncbi request reprint Ion channel targets and treatment efficacy in neuropathic pain
    John D Markman
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Pain 7:S38-47. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness, tolerability, and impact on quality of life of the 5% lidocaine patch in diabetic polyneuropathy
    Richard L Barbano
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Neurol 61:914-8. 2004
    ..The treatment of painful diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN) is often inadequate and frequently limited by the systemic adverse effects of medications, necessitating the evaluation of novel treatments...
  51. ncbi request reprint Acute pain in herpes zoster and its impact on health-related quality of life
    Jennifer Katz
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:342-8. 2004
    ..The increasing incidence of herpes zoster that can be anticipated as the population ages requires that clinical trials that examine interventions to prevent or treat herpes zoster pain be given a high priority...
  52. ncbi request reprint An open-label study of the lidocaine patch 5% in painful idiopathic sensory polyneuropathy
    David N Herrmann
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pain Med 6:379-84. 2005
    ..We have therefore conducted a safety, tolerability, and effectiveness study of the lidocaine patch 5% in painful idiopathic distal sensory polyneuropathy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effects of intradermal foot and forearm capsaicin injections in normal and vulvodynia-afflicted women
    David C Foster
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Department of Anaesthesia, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pain 117:128-36. 2005
    ..Conclusion. VVS patients show enhancement of post-capsaicin pain response extending far beyond the anatomic location of the primary complaint...
  54. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for chronic pain following breast cancer surgery: a prospective study
    Ellen L Poleshuck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York 14642, USA
    J Pain 7:626-34. 2006
    ....
  55. pmc What should be the core outcomes in chronic pain clinical trials?
    Dennis C Turk
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 6:151-4. 2004
    ..In addition, it was acknowledged that there are many secondary domains that might be of importance and should be included in trials depending on the nature of the treatment and population to whom the treatment is targeted...
  56. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors for postherpetic neuralgia: a prospective study of patients with herpes zoster
    Jennifer Katz
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pain 6:782-90. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that psychosocial variables are risk factors for the development of PHN...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pain associated with multiple sclerosis: systematic review and proposed classification
    Alec B O'Connor
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 137:96-111. 2008
    ..Suggestions for future studies that would increase understanding of the natural history, mechanisms, and treatment of pain in patients with MS are presented...
  58. ncbi request reprint Toward a model of the pathogenesis of chronic pain
    R H Dworkin
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Semin Clin Neuropsychiatry 4:176-85. 1999
    ..The vulnerability-diathesis-stress model can serve as a basis for designing and analyzing studies of the interaction among biological, psychological, and social risk factors for chronic pain...
  59. ncbi request reprint Neuropathic pain associated with non-surgical treatment of breast cancer
    Beth F Jung
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 604, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 118:10-4. 2005
  60. doi request reprint Analyzing multiple endpoints in clinical trials of pain treatments: IMMPACT recommendations. Initiative on Methods, Measurement, and Pain Assessment in Clinical Trials
    Dennis C Turk
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Pain 139:485-93. 2008
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Neuropathic pain following breast cancer surgery: proposed classification and research update
    Beth F Jung
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 604, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pain 104:1-13. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Herpes zoster and the prevention of postherpetic neuralgia: beyond antiviral therapy
    Richard B Tenser
    Neurology 65:349-50. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Pregabalin
    Robert H Dworkin
    Nat Rev Drug Discov 4:455-6. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Pregabalin for the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Leslie J Crofford
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1264-73. 2005
    ..FMS affects an estimated 2% of the population, predominantly women. This trial was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pregabalin, a novel alpha(2)-delta ligand, for treatment of symptoms associated with FMS...
  65. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, public health burden, and treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain: a review
    Amy M Barrett
    RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Pain Med 8:S50-62. 2007
    ..The literature examining the epidemiology, quality of life burden, cost, and treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy pain (DPNP) in U.S. adults was reviewed...
  66. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pain quality in chronic neuropathic and nociceptive pain clinical trials with the Neuropathic Pain Scale
    Mark P Jensen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Pain 6:98-106. 2005
    ..The results support the potential utility of the NPS for assessing the patterns of changes in pain qualities that can be observed after pain treatment...
  67. ncbi request reprint The impact of neuropathic pain on health-related quality of life: review and implications
    Mark P Jensen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Neurology 68:1178-82. 2007
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  68. ncbi request reprint Use of the cumulative proportion of responders analysis graph to present pain data over a range of cut-off points: making clinical trial data more understandable
    John T Farrar
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:369-77. 2006
    ..Whether as a primary or secondary approach to a clinical trial of pain therapy, the display of data in a CPRA format may be useful in the understanding of results and applicability to patient care...
  69. ncbi request reprint Do pain qualities and spatial characteristics make independent contributions to interference with physical and emotional functioning?
    Mark P Jensen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98195 6490, USA
    J Pain 7:644-53. 2006
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Inadequate evidence for a revised definition of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN)
    Robert H Dworkin
    Pain 128:189-90; author reply 190-2. 2007
  71. doi request reprint Natural history and treatment of herpes zoster
    Kenneth E Schmader
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center and Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Pain 9:S3-9. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Geographic and racial aspects of herpes zoster
    Elna M Nagasako
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Med Virol 70:S20-3. 2003
    ..These results suggest that racial group and geographic region may be independent factors associated with age at onset in patients with herpes zoster...
  73. ncbi request reprint Developing patient-reported outcome measures for pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
    Dennis C Turk
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Pain 125:208-15. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint Prevention of herpes zoster: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
    Rafael Harpaz
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 57:1-30; quiz CE2-4. 2008
    ..Before administration of zoster vaccine, patients do not need to be asked about their history of varicella (chickenpox) or to have serologic testing conducted to determine varicella immunity...
  75. doi request reprint Core outcome domains and measures for pediatric acute and chronic/recurrent pain clinical trials: PedIMMPACT recommendations
    Patrick J McGrath
    Dalhousie University and IWK Health Center, Halifax, Canada
    J Pain 9:771-83. 2008
    ..Specific measures or measurement strategies were recommended for different age groups for each domain...
  76. ncbi request reprint An interdisciplinary expert consensus statement on assessment of pain in older persons
    Thomas Hadjistavropoulos
    Centre on Aging and Health, University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada
    Clin J Pain 23:S1-43. 2007
    ..The literature underlying the consensus recommendations is reviewed. Multiple revisions led to final reviews of 2 complete drafts before consensus was reached...
  77. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts in chronic pain patients: factors associated with increased risk
    Michael T Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 101, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pain 111:201-8. 2004
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  78. ncbi request reprint Congenital insensitivity to pain: an update
    Elna M Nagasako
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pain 101:213-9. 2003