Rollin M Gallagher
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Chronic pain and comorbid mood and substance use disorders: a biopsychosocial treatment approachMartin D Cheatle
Behavioral Medicine Center, The Reading Hospital and Medical Center, P O Box 16052, Reading, PA 19612 6052, USA
Curr Psychiatry Rep 8:371-6. 2006..The high prevalence of chronic pain in our society and the scarcity of experienced pain medicine physicians necessitate the development of a community-based systems approach to this complex patient population...
- Debate that strengthens: evaluating new technologies in pain medicineRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 7:370. 2006
- Pulsed radiofrequency treatment: what is the evidence of its effectiveness and should it be used in clinical practice?Rollin M Gallagher
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
Pain Med 7:408-10. 2006
- Assessment of dosing frequency of sustained-release opioid preparations in patients with chronic nonmalignant painRollin M Gallagher
Center for Pain Medicine, Research and Policy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Pain Med 8:71-4. 2007..To accurately quantitate opioid dosing in clinical practice, daily dosing was prospectively assessed in pain clinic patients...
- Chronic pain and opiates: balancing pain control and risks in long-term opioid treatmentRollin M Gallagher
Pain Service, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, University and Woodland Aves, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:S77-82. 2008..Opioids for chronic pain may be used effectively in the context of clinical strategies for risk management and selectively tailored, biopsychosocial pain management...
- Biopsychosocial pain medicine and mind-brain-body scienceRollin M Gallagher
Pain Management, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, University and Woodland, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 15:855-82, vii. 2004..Deficits in these skills now are recognized as hazardous to the public health so that medical school education and post residency training in pain medicine is now mandatory in some states...
- Management of neuropathic pain: translating mechanistic advances and evidence-based research into clinical practiceRollin M Gallagher
Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19014, USA
Clin J Pain 22:S2-8. 2006..In addition, the role of psychosocial factors as they affect pain management will be discussed...
- Analgesic selection in the management of chronic pain: linking mechanisms & evidence-based research to clinical practiceRollin M Gallagher
Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19014, USA
Clin J Pain 22:S1. 2006
- Toward evidence-based prescribing at end of life: a comparative analysis of sustained-release morphine, oxycodone, and transdermal fentanyl, with pain, constipation, and caregiver interaction outcomes in hospice patientsDouglas J Weschules
excelleRx, Inc, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
Pain Med 7:320-9. 2006..The outcomes examined include: pain score, constipation severity, and ability of the patient to communicate with caregivers...
- Depression and self-rated health are proximal predictors of episodes of sustained change in pain in independently living, community dwelling eldersAndrea L Rosso
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19072, USA
Pain Med 9:1035-49. 2008..To identify, in community dwelling elders, the determinants of sustained pain improvement or worsening...
- Predictors of resolution of aberrant drug behavior in chronic pain patients treated in a structured opioid risk management programSalimah H Meghani
NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Pennsylvania, USA
Pain Med 10:858-65. 2009..ORC is a program supporting PCPs' use of opioids for chronic pain in patients perceived as at risk for opioid abuse or those with demonstrated ADRBs...
- Characteristics and outcomes of patients discharged from the Opioid Renewal Clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical CenterWilliam C Becker
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VISN4 MIRECC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Am J Addict 18:135-9. 2009..There was a positive correlation between length of time in the ORC and receipt of opioids post discharge. These outcomes reveal areas of need in the management of this complex population...
- Time to take stock: a meta-analysis and systematic review of analgesic treatment disparities for pain in the United StatesSalimah H Meghani
Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, New Courtland Center for Transitions and Health, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
Pain Med 13:150-74. 2012....
- Preliminary evaluation of the Health Background Questionnaire for Pain and clinical encounter form for painJana M Mossey
School of Public Health and College of Medicine, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Pain Med 6:443-51. 2005....
- The association between chronic pain and prescription drug abuse in VeteransWilliam C Becker
Philadelphia VAMC, 3900 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pain Med 10:531-6. 2009..We sought to investigate the association between chronic pain and self-reported prescription drug abuse in a large cohort of patients referred from primary care for a behavioral health assessment...
- Association between urine drug test results and treatment outcome in high-risk chronic pain patients on opioidsKelly S Barth
From the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences KSB, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Department of Internal Medicine WCB, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Philadelphia VA Medical Center NLW, DWO, RMG, Philadelphia, PA and Department of Psychiatry SM, DWO, RMG, Department of Anesthesia RMG, and School of Nursing SHM, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
J Addict Med 4:167-73. 2010..The purpose of this study was to describe how the results of UDTs gathered from a group of chronic pain patients in a high-risk monitored opioid pharmacotherapy program apply to treatment outcome...
- The opioid renewal clinic: a primary care, managed approach to opioid therapy in chronic pain patients at risk for substance abuseNancy L Wiedemer
Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Pain Med 8:573-84. 2007..To measure the impact of a structured opioid renewal program for chronic pain run by a nurse practitioner (NP) and clinical pharmacist in a primary care setting...
- The longitudinal occurrence and impact of comorbid chronic pain and chronic depression over two years in continuing care retirement community residentsJana M Mossey
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Drexel University, Mail Stop 660, 1505 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
Pain Med 5:335-48. 2004....
- Pain following battlefield injury and evacuation: a survey of 110 casualties from the wars in Iraq and AfghanistanChester C Buckenmaier
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Pain Med 10:1487-96. 2009..an exploratory study was undertaken to examine pain and other outcomes during evacuation and at landstuhl regional medical center (lrmc), germany...
- Effects of low-dose IV ketamine on peripheral and central pain from major limb injuries sustained in combatRosemary C Polomano
Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1904, USA
Pain Med 14:1088-100. 2013..Examine response patterns to low-dose intravenous (IV) ketamine continuous infusions on multiple pain outcomes, and demonstrate effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of ketamine administration on general wards...
- Advancing a national agenda to eliminate disparities in pain care: directions for health policy, education, practice, and researchSalimah H Meghani
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
Pain Med 13:5-28. 2012..Pain is strongly associated with significant personal and societal costs. A crucial element of any initiative on pain must focus on eliminating pain care disparities that are pervasive throughout the United States health care settings...
- Rational integration of pharmacologic, behavioral, and rehabilitation strategies in the treatment of chronic painRollin M Gallagher
Pain Management Service, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:S64-76. 2005..The following article presents a general overview of evidence for effectiveness of these approaches and some central principles of integrated treatment planning...
- Pain science and rational polypharmacy: an historical perspectiveRollin M Gallagher
Philadelphia VA Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:S1-3. 2005
- The terminal cancer patient: effects of age, gender, and primary tumor site on opioid doseSusannah Hall
ExcelleRx Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
Pain Med 4:125-34. 2003..The objective of the current study is to describe correlations between age, gender, and primary cancer site and sustained-release opioid doses prescribed for hospice patients at the end of life...
- The psychopharmacologic treatment of depression and anxiety in the context of chronic painSunil Verma
Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, Graduate Hospital, Pepper Pavilion First Floor, 1800 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
Curr Pain Headache Rep 6:30-9. 2002..Antidepressants with noradrenergic and serotinergic activity, and anticonvulsants, which may also stabilize mood, are effective in neuropathic pain. Other medications have limited but important pharmacotherapeutic roles...
- Disparity vs inequity: toward reconceptualization of pain treatment disparitiesSalimah H Meghani
Center for Health Disparities Research, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
Pain Med 9:613-23. 2008..The existing research surrounding racial/ethnic disparities in pain treatment presents a conceptual predicament when placed within the framework of horizontal equity...
- Waddell signs: objectifying pain and the limits of medical altruismRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 4:113-5. 2003
- Comments on "prescription drug dependence and evolving beliefs about chronic pain management"David A Fishbain
Am J Psychiatry 163:2194; author reply 2194-5. 2006
- Pulsed radiofrequency treatment: biological mechanisms and clinical evidenceRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 6:401-2. 2005
- Problem-solving therapy for pain in the older adultRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 7:369. 2006
- Physician variability in pain management: are the JCAHO standards enough?Rollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 4:1-3. 2003
- Empathy: a timeless skill for the pain medicine toolboxRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 7:213-4. 2006
- Neuropathic pain: the global challengeRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 5:S1-2. 2004
- Health system studies of pain in older adults: can we save the "golden years"?Rollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 7:101-2. 2006
- Opioids for intractable pain: the good, the bad and the uglyRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 6:103-4. 2005
- Do patient expectations and diagnostic specificity affect outcomes in pharmacological trials in pain medicineRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 6:331-3. 2005
- Measuring emotions in pain: challenges and advancesRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 4:211-2. 2003
- Balancing risks and benefits in pain medicine: wither VioxxRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 5:329-30. 2004
- Intrathecal drug delivery for chronic back pain: better science for clinical innovationRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 5:1-3. 2004
- Fibromyalgia: new hope for a medical dilemmaRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 8:619-20. 2007
- Epidural and intrathecal cancer pain management: prescriptive care for quality of lifeRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 5:235. 2004
- Selective, tailored, biopsychosocial pain treatment: our past is our futureRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 8:471-2. 2007
- The case for pain medicineScott 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...
- Pain intensity, emotional state, and personality trait: which comes first?Rollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 7:471-2. 2006
- Landmines, pain, suffering, and the public health: a global challengeRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 7:S195. 2006
- Early, continuous, and restorative pain management in injured soldiers: the challenge aheadRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 7:284-6. 2006
- The clinical art of pain medicine: balancing evidence, experience, ethics, and policyRollin M Gallagher
Pain Med 6:277-9. 2005