Scott M Fishman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of the pain psychologist, trigger point injections, reflex sympathetic dystrophy
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:93-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Legal aspects of chronic opioid therapy
    Kwai Tung Chan
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California Davis, and Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 10:426-30. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgery for leg numbness with back pain, patient controlled analgesia, phantom limb pain
    Scott M Fishman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:61-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of the view through the keyhole: there is much more to physician reactions to the DEA than the number of formal actions
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pain Med 7:360-2; discussion 365-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary in response to Paulozzi et al.: prescription drug abuse and safe pain management
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:628-31. 2006
  6. pmc Core competencies for pain management: results of an interprofessional consensus summit
    Scott M Fishman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Pain Med 14:971-81. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Pain as the fifth vital sign: how can I tell when back pain is serious
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 19:77-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Pain medicine specialists imaging the brain for pain
    Scott M Fishman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:47-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Botox for back pain and "regular" versus migraine headaches
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:37-40. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiation safety in pain medicine
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:296-305. 2002

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of the pain psychologist, trigger point injections, reflex sympathetic dystrophy
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:93-7. 2006
    ..Issues addressed in this issue are the role of the pain psychologist, trigger point injections, and reflex sympathetic dystrophy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Legal aspects of chronic opioid therapy
    Kwai Tung Chan
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California Davis, and Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 10:426-30. 2006
    ..Current and future trends concerning the legal and regulatory aspects of chronic opioid treatment are discussed in this article...
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgery for leg numbness with back pain, patient controlled analgesia, phantom limb pain
    Scott M Fishman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:61-5. 2006
    ..Issues addressed in this issue are why back pain surgery may relieve leg numbness but not the associated back pain, patient controlled analgesia, and phantom limb pain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of the view through the keyhole: there is much more to physician reactions to the DEA than the number of formal actions
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pain Med 7:360-2; discussion 365-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary in response to Paulozzi et al.: prescription drug abuse and safe pain management
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:628-31. 2006
  6. pmc Core competencies for pain management: results of an interprofessional consensus summit
    Scott M Fishman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Pain Med 14:971-81. 2013
    ..Such core pain competencies common to all prelicensure health professionals have not been previously reported...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pain as the fifth vital sign: how can I tell when back pain is serious
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 19:77-9. 2005
    ..Another common question from patients is when back pain should be considered serious. These two topics are addressed in language suitable for patient counseling...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pain medicine specialists imaging the brain for pain
    Scott M Fishman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:47-8. 2006
    ..Issues addressed in this issue are pain medicine as a specialty and how the brain can be imaged for pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Botox for back pain and "regular" versus migraine headaches
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:37-40. 2006
    ..Issues addressed in this issue are the use of botulinum toxin to treat back pain and differences between tension-type and migraine headaches...
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiation safety in pain medicine
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:296-305. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetic neuropathy, fibromyalgia, glucosamine and chondroitin, hypnosis in pain management, marijuana for pain
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University of California at Davis, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 21:61-7. 2007
    ..Issues addressed in this issue are carpel tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, glucosamine and chondroitin, hypnosis, marijuana...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biofeedback in pain management: Bier blocks for complex regional pain syndrome
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine and Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, California, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 22:61-3. 2008
    ..Issues addressed in this issue are the role of the biofeedback in pain management and Bier blocks for complex regional pain syndrome...
  13. ncbi request reprint Epidural steriods
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 19:59-60. 2005
    ..The use of steroids administered into the epidural space to manage low back pain is described in a manner that a clinician might use to explain this intervention to a patient or care-giver...
  14. ncbi request reprint Challenges and choices in drug therapy for chronic pain
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 70:119-21, 125-7, 131-2 passim. 2003
    ..This article reviews the mechanisms and treatment of chronic pain, with emphasis on overcoming the barriers to effective analgesia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Regulating opioid prescribing through prescription monitoring programs: balancing drug diversion and treatment of pain
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Pain Med 5:309-24. 2004
    ..Future trends for PMPs are described, including the potential for widespread use of electronic prescribing, which is gaining favor with the Drug Enforcement Agency...
  16. ncbi request reprint The case for pain medicine
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Pain Med 5:281-6. 2004
    ..Without recognition of the specialty of Pain Medicine, and resolution of the fragmentation of the field throughout healthcare, medicine's approach to the current problem of under treated pain is likely to continue to be inadequate...
  17. ncbi request reprint Opioid side effects, addiction, and anti-inflammatory medications
    Scott M Fishman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 19:51-5. 2005
    ..Patients often have fears that exceed the potential problems with which their medications are associated. Questions and answers relating to the side effects and the risk of addiction associated with opioids are presented...
  18. ncbi request reprint The opioid contract
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Clin J Pain 18:S70-5. 2002
    ..This article will consider many of the significant factors that impact clinicians and patients using a contract or agreement for chronic opioid therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Addiction
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 19:41-3. 2005
    ..Addiction to opioid analgesics is a great and often exaggerated concern to many patients and their support groups. This consultation describes a way to explain the disease of addiction to patients...
  20. doi request reprint Documenting and improving opioid treatment: the Prescription Opioid Documentation and Surveillance (PODS) System
    Barth L Wilsey
    VA Northern California Health Care System, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pain Med 10:866-77. 2009
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  21. doi request reprint Chronic pain management in the emergency department: a survey of attitudes and beliefs
    Barth L Wilsey
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and VA Northern California Health Care System, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pain Med 9:1073-80. 2008
    ..This study tried to determine if beliefs held by patients and providers about noncancer-related chronic pain affect evaluation and management of pain in ED...
  22. doi request reprint Psychological comorbidities predicting prescription opioid abuse among patients in chronic pain presenting to the emergency department
    Barth L Wilsey
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, and VA Northern California Health Care System, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Pain Med 9:1107-17. 2008
    ..We attempted to identify psychological comorbidities that are associated with the propensity for prescription opioid abuse...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pain and politics: DEA, Congress, and the courts, oh my!
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Pain Med 7:87-8. 2006
  24. doi request reprint A qualitative study of the barriers to chronic pain management in the ED
    Barth L Wilsey
    VA Northern California Health Care System, Sacramento, CA 95655, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:255-63. 2008
    ..This qualitative study sought to identify perceived barriers to diagnosing and treating patients with chronic pain in the emergency department (ED)...
  25. pmc Computerized progress notes for chronic pain patients receiving opioids; the Prescription Opioid Documentation System (PODS)
    Barth L Wilsey
    VA Northern California Health Care System, Davis, California, USA
    Pain Med 11:1707-17. 2010
    ..We herein provide a description of a health information technology tool using computer-assisted survey instruments as a methodology for documentation during long-term opioid therapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prescription opioid abuse in the emergency department
    Barth L Wilsey
    University of California, Davis, VANCHCS UCD Analgesic Research Center, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 33:770-82. 2005
  27. pmc An analysis of the number of multiple prescribers for opioids utilizing data from the California Prescription Monitoring Program
    Barth L Wilsey
    VA Northern California Health Care System, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:1262-8. 2011
    ..doctor shopping"). The use of multiple prescribers is not a problem per se and can be legitimate, as when the patient's regular physician is not available or a concurrent painful condition is being cared for by a different practitioner...
  28. ncbi request reprint An injection from the past: fluoroscopic evidence of remote injections of radiopaque substances
    Annu Navani
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94539, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 31:82-5. 2006
    ..Although uncommon, residual effects from contrast agents used more than 2 decades ago are possible. This case report is to alert clinicians to the implications of residual oil-based ionic contrast agents in the intrathecal space...
  29. doi request reprint Strategies for selecting treatment and mitigating risk in patients with chronic pain
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:e02. 2011
    ..Prescribers should follow the Federation of State Medical Boards model policy for using controlled substances and transparently document risk management when treating pain...
  30. ncbi request reprint A case of pulsed radiofrequency lesioning for occipital neuralgia
    Annu Navani
    Bay Area Pain Center, Los Gatos, California, USA
    Pain Med 7:453-6. 2006
    ..The case is considered in relation to a review of the medical literature on greater occipital neuralgia and RFL interventions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Radiopharmaceuticals for palliation of painful osseous metastases
    Howard Smith
    Division of Pain Management, Department of Anesthesiology, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21:303-13. 2004
    ..This review explores the pros and cons of different radiopharmaceutical options, their advantages over traditional external beam radiotherapy, and the conditions for optimal efficacy...
  32. doi request reprint Performance improvement CME: managing chronic pain
    Scott M Fishman
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:e36. 2010
    ..This PI CME activity focuses on improving the safety and efficacy of treating chronic pain with opioid medications...
  33. doi request reprint Impact to spinal cord stimulator lead integrity with direct suture loop ties
    Paul G Kreis
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pain Med 10:495-500. 2009
    ..Such practices have been limited by concerns about potential damage to the lead and impairment of performance...
  34. ncbi request reprint The trilateral opioid contract. Bridging the pain clinic and the primary care physician through the opioid contract
    Scott M Fishman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:335-44. 2002
    ..The opioid contract may be an effective tool for networking specialty and primary care services in the delivery of chronic opioid therapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint From balanced pain care to drug trafficking: the case of Dr. William Hurwitz and the DEA
    Scott M Fishman
    American Academy of Pain Medicine, USA
    Pain Med 6:162-4. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Trust and pharmaco-vigilance in pain medicine
    Scott M Fishman
    Pain Med 6:392; discussion 396. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Recognizing pain management as a human right: a first step
    Scott M Fishman
    Anesth Analg 105:8-9. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Pushing the pain medicine horizon
    Scott M Fishman
    Pain Med 6:280-1. 2005