John T Farrar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical importance of changes in chronic pain intensity measured on an 11-point numerical pain rating scale
    J T Farrar
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Blockley Hall, Room 816, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pain 94:149-58. 2001
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint What is clinically meaningful: outcome measures in pain clinical trials
    J T Farrar
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Clin J Pain 16:S106-12. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropathic cancer pain: the role of adjuvant analgesics
    J T Farrar
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 15:1435-42, 1445; discussion 1445, 1450-3. 2001
  5. pmc Ability of the canine brief pain inventory to detect response to treatment in dogs with osteoarthritis
    Dorothy Cimino Brown
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:1278-83. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Taste alteration in breast cancer patients treated with taxane chemotherapy: experience, effect, and coping strategies
    Rebecca M Speck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1121A Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:549-55. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Moderate and high affinity serotonin reuptake inhibitors increase the risk of upper gastrointestinal toxicity
    James D Lewis
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:328-35. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized pilot study of cerebral blood flow patterns employing SPECT imaging in dental postsurgical pain patients with and without pain relief
    Andrew B Newberg
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Ther 33:1894-903. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptom burden among cancer survivors: impact of age and comorbidity
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:434-43. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Pain and neuropathy in cancer survivors
    Rosemary C Polomano
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:39-47. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Brain Imaging-Acupuncture and Osteoarthritis
    John Farrar; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical importance of changes in chronic pain intensity measured on an 11-point numerical pain rating scale
    J T Farrar
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Blockley Hall, Room 816, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pain 94:149-58. 2001
    ..Use of a standard outcome across chronic pain studies would greatly enhance the comparability, validity, and clinical applicability of these studies...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint What is clinically meaningful: outcome measures in pain clinical trials
    J T Farrar
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Clin J Pain 16:S106-12. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropathic cancer pain: the role of adjuvant analgesics
    J T Farrar
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 15:1435-42, 1445; discussion 1445, 1450-3. 2001
    ..To optimize analgesic therapy in patients with neuropathic pain, both opioid and adjuvant analgesics must be used effectively...
  5. pmc Ability of the canine brief pain inventory to detect response to treatment in dogs with osteoarthritis
    Dorothy Cimino Brown
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:1278-83. 2008
    ..To determine whether the Canine Brief Pain Inventory (CBPI) can detect changes in dogs with osteoarthritis treated with an NSAID or a placebo...
  6. doi request reprint Taste alteration in breast cancer patients treated with taxane chemotherapy: experience, effect, and coping strategies
    Rebecca M Speck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1121A Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:549-55. 2013
    ..This study examined the experience and coping strategies for taste alteration in female breast cancer patients treated with docetaxel or paclitaxel...
  7. doi request reprint Moderate and high affinity serotonin reuptake inhibitors increase the risk of upper gastrointestinal toxicity
    James D Lewis
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:328-35. 2008
    ..This study examined the effect of medications that inhibit serotonin uptake on upper gastrointestinal toxicity...
  8. doi request reprint Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized pilot study of cerebral blood flow patterns employing SPECT imaging in dental postsurgical pain patients with and without pain relief
    Andrew B Newberg
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Ther 33:1894-903. 2011
    ..CBF patterns have not been evaluated in patients with acute postoperative pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptom burden among cancer survivors: impact of age and comorbidity
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:434-43. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Pain and neuropathy in cancer survivors
    Rosemary C Polomano
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:39-47. 2006
  11. pmc Use of an activity monitor to detect response to treatment in dogs with osteoarthritis
    Dorothy Cimino Brown
    Department of Clinical Studies Philadelphia, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:66-70. 2010
    ..To determine whether an activity monitor (AM) could be used to detect changes in activity in dogs with osteoarthritis treated with carprofen or a placebo...
  12. pmc A comparison of change in the 0-10 numeric rating scale to a pain relief scale and global medication performance scale in a short-term clinical trial of breakthrough pain intensity
    John T Farrar
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Anesthesiology 112:1464-72. 2010
    ..The correlation of data from patients with breakthrough pain with a Pain Relief Scale and a different global outcome measures will extend our understanding of these measures...
  13. pmc Feasibility trial of electroacupuncture for aromatase inhibitor--related arthralgia in breast cancer survivors
    James J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 8:123-9. 2009
    ..Given the existing evidence for electroacupuncture (EA) for treatment of osteoarthritis in the general population, this study aims to establish the feasibility of studying EA for treating AI-related arthralgia...
  14. ncbi request reprint De qi: Chinese acupuncture patients' experiences and beliefs regarding acupuncture needling sensation--an exploratory survey
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicne, USA
    Acupunct Med 25:158-65. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe Chinese acupuncture patients' perceived sensations of, and beliefs about, acupuncture needling...
  15. pmc Acupuncture for nonpalliative radiation therapy-related fatigue: feasibility study
    Jun James Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 7:52-8. 2009
    ..Acupuncture has the potential to prevent RT-related fatigue, which will need to be confirmed by conducting a randomized controlled trial...
  16. pmc A novel approach to the use of animals in studies of pain: validation of the canine brief pain inventory in canine bone cancer
    Dorothy Cimino Brown
    Department of Clinical Studies, and Mari Lowe Center for Comparative Oncology Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6010, USA
    Pain Med 10:133-42. 2009
    ..To validate the Canine Brief Pain Inventory (CBPI), which is based on the human Brief Pain Inventory (BPI), in a canine model of spontaneous bone cancer...
  17. pmc Acupuncture expectancy scale: development and preliminary validation in China
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Explore (NY) 3:372-7. 2007
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Scope of symptoms and self-management strategies for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in breast cancer patients
    Rebecca M Speck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:2433-9. 2012
    ..We also examined the variety of taxane-related side effects in women with and without CIPN in order to discriminate the CIPN symptom experience...
  19. pmc Integrating acupuncture with exercise-based physical therapy for knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial
    Lan X Chen
    From the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and Division of Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Program of Physical Therapy, Galloway, NJ and Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
    J Clin Rheumatol 19:308-16. 2013
    ..Knee osteoarthritis is a chronic disease associated with significant morbidity and economic cost. The efficacy of acupuncture in addition to traditional physical therapy has received little study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prescribing NSAIDs to patients on SSRIs: possible adverse drug interaction of importance to dental practitioners
    Andres Pinto
    Oral Medicine Clinical Center, Department of Oral Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 30:142-51; quiz 152, 154. 2009
    ..Nonetheless, a causal inference cannot be made based on the available evidence and the lack of randomized controlled clinical trials...
  21. doi request reprint The clinical importance of changes in the 0 to 10 numeric rating scale for worst, least, and average pain intensity: analyses of data from clinical trials of duloxetine in pain disorders
    John T Farrar
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA19041, USA
    J Pain 11:109-18. 2010
    ..The least pain item CID was slightly higher at 41%. Raw change CID cutoff points were approximately -2, -2.5 and -3 for least, average, and worst pain respectively...
  22. doi request reprint Development of and psychometric testing for the Brief Pain Inventory-Facial in patients with facial pain syndromes
    John Y K Lee
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:516-23. 2010
    ..The complete 18-item instrument is referred to as the BPI-Facial...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is satisfaction with pain management a valid and reliable quality indicator for use in nursing homes?
    David J Casarett
    Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:2029-34. 2002
    ..To determine whether satisfaction with pain management can be measured reliably in nursing homes and to gather preliminary data about the validity of satisfaction assessments in this population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate: randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial for treatment of breakthrough pain in cancer patients
    J T Farrar
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 90:611-6. 1998
    ..We conducted a multicenter, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of OTFC for cancer-related breakthrough pain...
  25. ncbi request reprint Severe sudden visual loss caused by pseudotumor cerebri and lumboperitoneal shunt failure
    G T Liu
    Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 122:129-31. 1996
    ..Severe vistral acuity loss associated with pseudotumor cerebri is usually caused by chronic optic disk edema or a retinal abnormality...
  26. pmc Iyengar Yoga versus Enhanced Usual Care on Blood Pressure in Patients with Prehypertension to Stage I Hypertension: a Randomized Controlled Trial
    Debbie L Cohen
    Renal Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:546428. 2011
    ..Twelve weeks of IY produces clinically meaningful improvements in 24 h SBP and DBP. Larger studies are needed to establish the long term efficacy, acceptability, utility and potential mechanisms of IY to control BP...
  27. doi request reprint The Master of Science in clinical epidemiology degree program of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania: a model for clinical research training
    Brian L Strom
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Acad Med 87:74-80. 2012
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Advances in clinical research methodology for pain clinical trials
    John T Farrar
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nat Med 16:1284-93. 2010
    ....
  29. pmc Cerebral blood flow effects of yoga training: preliminary evaluation of 4 cases
    Debbie L Cohen
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:9-14. 2009
    ..Experienced practitioners of yoga have been shown to alter brain function, but this case series measured cerebral blood flow before and after a 12-week training program in Iyengar yoga (IY) for naïve subjects...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pain and neuropathy in cancer survivors. Surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy can cause pain; research could improve its detection and treatment
    Rosemary C Polomano
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:39-47. 2006
  31. pmc Development and psychometric testing of an instrument designed to measure chronic pain in dogs with osteoarthritis
    Dorothy Cimino Brown
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Vet Res 68:631-7. 2007
    ..To develop and psychometrically test an owner self-administered questionnaire designed to assess severity and impact of chronic pain in dogs with osteoarthritis...
  32. pmc Patterns and risk factors associated with aromatase inhibitor-related arthralgia among breast cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Cancer 115:3631-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the perceived onset, characteristics, and risk factors for AI-related arthralgia (AIA)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine and prayer among a national sample of cancer survivors compared to other populations without cancer
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2 Gates Building 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Complement Ther Med 15:21-9. 2007
    ..Extensive use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among cancer survivors has been described in literature, but the rate has not previously been compared to other groups in a true population sample...
  34. doi request reprint A novel 12-week study, with three randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled periods to evaluate fentanyl buccal tablets for the relief of breakthrough pain in opioid-tolerant patients with noncancer-related chronic pain
    John T Farrar
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Pain Med 11:1313-27. 2010
    ..To evaluate the time of onset, overall efficacy, and safety of fentanyl buccal tablet (FBT) for noncancer-related breakthrough pain (BTP) in opioid-tolerant adults over 12 weeks...
  35. doi request reprint Can assessing chronic pain outcomes data improve outcomes?
    Lisa R Witkin
    Penn Pain Medicine Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146, USA
    Pain Med 14:779-91. 2013
    ..This manuscript reviews how patient-reported outcomes data can be used to guide efforts to improve patient outcomes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cerebral blood flow effects of pain and acupuncture: a preliminary single-photon emission computed tomography imaging study
    Andrew B Newberg
    Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, USA
    J Neuroimaging 15:43-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the cerebral blood flow changes associated with the analgesic effect of acupuncture in patients with chronic pain...
  37. doi request reprint Validity, reliability, and clinical importance of change in a 0-10 numeric rating scale measure of spasticity: a post hoc analysis of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    John T Farrar
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Blockley Hall, Room 816, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Ther 30:974-85. 2008
    ..In a patient with clinical spasticity, the best judge of the perceived severity of the symptom is the patient...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinically important changes in acute pain outcome measures: a validation study
    John T Farrar
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:406-11. 2003
    ..This provides support for the usefulness of these values in future clinical trials of pain therapy...
  39. ncbi request reprint The influence of race and socioeconomic factors on patient acceptance of perioperative epidural analgesia
    Edward Andrew Ochroch
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Health System, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1787-92, table of contents. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Women suffer more short and long-term pain than men after major thoracotomy
    Edward A Ochroch
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:491-8. 2006
    ..We set out to determine whether sex affected pain and recovery after major surgery by analyzing data originally collected to determine the effect of the timing of epidural analgesia on long-term outcome after thoracotomy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization and mortality rates from peptic ulcer disease and GI bleeding in the 1990s: relationship to sales of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and acid suppression medications
    James D Lewis
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2540-9. 2002
    ..This study examines trends in hospitalization and mortality rates from GI toxicity during the 1990s...
  42. doi request reprint Usefulness of the opioid risk tool to predict aberrant drug-related behavior in patients receiving opioids for the treatment of chronic pain
    Lisa R Witkin
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Opioid Manag 9:177-87. 2013
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Tolerability of red yeast rice (2,400 mg twice daily) versus pravastatin (20 mg twice daily) in patients with previous statin intolerance
    Steven C Halbert
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:198-204. 2010
    ..In conclusion, red yeast rice was tolerated as well as pravastatin and achieved a comparable reduction of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in a population previously intolerant to statins...
  44. ncbi request reprint Risk of serious upper gastrointestinal toxicity with over-the-counter nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    James D Lewis
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Gastroenterology 129:1865-74. 2005
    ..Less is known about over-the-counter (OTC) NANSAIDs, which are typically used at lower doses and for shorter durations. This study assessed the risk of toxicity with OTC NANSAIDs...
  45. pmc The effect of OPC Factor on energy levels in healthy adults ages 45-65: a phase IIb randomized controlled trial
    Patrick J Lariccia
    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:723-32. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of the food supplement OPC Factor to increase energy levels in healthy adults aged 45 to 65...
  46. ncbi request reprint What postoperative outcomes matter to pediatric patients?
    Giovanni Cucchiaro
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:1376-82. 2006
    ..Children can express opinions about preferred postoperative outcomes and provide useful input about their care. Girls, more than boys, seem to perceive vomiting as less important than improved pain control in the postoperative period...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Duloxetine for the management of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain: evidence-based findings from post hoc analysis of three multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group studies
    Daniel K Kajdasz
    Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana 46285, USA
    Clin Ther 29:2536-46. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Spinal fusion or exercise and cognitive intervention? In search of the answers
    Rosemary C Polomano
    Pain 122:4-5. 2006
  52. 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
  53. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of controlled-release oxycodone for noncancer pain: results of a 3-year registry study
    Russell K Portenoy
    Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:287-99. 2007
    ..To evaluate the outcomes associated with the use of controlled-release (CR) oxycodone for up to 3 years in the treatment of noncancer pain...
  54. 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...
  55. 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
  56. ncbi request reprint Comparison of logistic regression versus propensity score when the number of events is low and there are multiple confounders
    M Soledad Cepeda
    School of Medicine, Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia
    Am J Epidemiol 158:280-7. 2003
    ..Logistic regression is the technique of choice when there are at least eight events per confounder...
  57. ncbi request reprint The effect of group aerobic exercise and t'ai chi on functional outcomes and quality of life for persons living with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    Mary Lou Galantino
    Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:1085-92. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Side effects of opioids during short-term administration: effect of age, gender, and race
    M Soledad Cepeda
    Department of Anesthesiology, and Clinical Epidemiology Unit Javeriana Univeristy, Bogota, Colombia
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 74:102-12. 2003
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effect of the type of opioid, age, gender, and race on the incidence of side effects from short-term opioid use...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint The impact of modified Hatha yoga on chronic low back pain: a pilot study
    Mary Lou Galantino
    Program in Physical Therapy, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:56-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this randomized pilot study was to evaluate a possible design for a 6-week modified hatha yoga protocol to study the effects on participants with chronic low back pain...
  61. ncbi request reprint Point of view
    John T Farrar
    Clin J Pain 20:367. 2004
  62. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of oral treatments for neuropathic pain
    M Soledad Cepeda
    Department of Anesthesia and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Javeriana University School of Medicine, Bogota, Colombia
    J Pain 7:119-28. 2006
    ..In summary, amitriptyline and carbamazepine are more cost-effective than tramadol and gabapentin and should be considered as first-line treatment for neuropathic pain in patients free of renal or cardiovascular disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint A titration strategy is needed to manage breakthrough cancer pain effectively: observations from data pooled from three clinical trials
    Neil A Hagen
    Department of Medicine, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Palliat Med 10:47-55. 2007
    ..Breakthrough pain is a prevalent and serious problem in patients with cancer. However, it is not known how best to predict the effective dose of breakthrough opioid for any given patient...

Research Grants1

  1. Brain Imaging-Acupuncture and Osteoarthritis
    John Farrar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Defining the areas of interest and the techniques to use, will allow a comprehensive study of the effect on CBF of acupuncture therapy. ..