Pain Medicine

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Edited By: Rollin M. Gallagher

Impact Factor: 2.243

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 39/150 (Medicine General & Internal)

Online ISSN: 1526-4637

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PAIN & AGING: Assessment and treatment of older adults with pain

Published: 01 Mar 2008

Chronic Pain is Associated with Brain Volume Loss in Older Adults: Preliminary Evidence
Neilly Buckalew, Marc W. Haut, Lisa Morrow, Debra Weiner

Persistent Pain Biases Item Response on the Geriatric Depression Scale: Preliminary Evidence for Validity of the GDS-PAIN
Jordan Karp, Thomas Rudy, Debra Weiner

A Psychophysical Investigation of the Facial Action Coding System as an Index of Pain Variability Among Older Adults With and Without Alzheimer’s Disease
Amanda C. Lints-Martindale , Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Bruce Barber , Stephen J. Gibson

Evaluation of the Iowa Pain Thermometer and Other Selected Pain Intensity Scales in Younger and Older Adult Cohorts Using Controlled Clinical Pain: A Preliminary Study
Keela Herr, Kevin F. Spratt, Linda Garand

Pain assessment in younger and older pain patients: Psychometric properties and patient preference of five commonly used measures of pain intensity 
Madelon L. Peters, Jacob Patijn, Inge Lamé

Age interacts with stimulus frequency in the temporal summation of pain
Michael Farrell, Stephen Gibson

Necessary and Discretionary Activities in Knee Osteoarthritis: Do They Mediate the Pain – Depression Relationship?
Patricia A. Parmelee, Tina L. Harralson, Lori Ann Smith, H. Ralph Schumacher

Mind-Body Interventions for Chronic Pain in Older Adults: A Structured Review
Natalia E. Morone, Carol M. Greco

Beatrice Sofaer, Ann Moore, Jan Walker, John Lamberty, Tom Thorp, Joseph O'Dwyer, Debra K Weiner, Rollin M. Gallagher

Perseverance by older people in their management of chronic pain: a qualitative study
Beatrice Sofaer-Bennett, Immy Holloway, Ann Moore, John Lamberty, Tom Thorp, Joseph O’Dwyer

Prediction of Pain Outcomes in Korean Older Adults: Use of a Structural Equation Model
Hae Kyung Chang, Keela A. Herr, Jung Nam Sohn, Bo Kyoung Cha, Young-Hee Yom

The Relationship Between Pain and Mental Flexibility in Older Adult Pain Clinic Patients
Jordan F. Karp, Charles F. Reynolds III, Meryl A. Butters, Mary Amanda Dew, Sati Mazumdar, Amy E. Begley, Eric Lenze, Debra K. Weiner

Postherpetic Pain:  More than Sensory Neuralgia?
Debra Weiner, Kenneth Schmader

Low Back Pain in Older Adults: Are We Utilizing Health Care Resources Wisely?
Debra K. Weiner, Young-Sin Kim, Paula Bonino, Tracy Wang

Older and younger adults in pain management programs in the United States: differences and similarities
Harriët M. Wittink , William H. Rogers , Arthur G. Lipman, Bill H. McCarberg, Michael A. Ashburn, Gary M. Oderda, Daniel B. Carr

Editorial - Pain and Aging:  A Call to Those with the Power of Inquiry, the Skills to Teach, and the Desire to Heal
Debra K. Weiner

The Relationship between Pain, Neuropsychological Performance, and Physical Function in Community Dwelling Older Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain
Debra K. Weiner, Thomas E. Rudy, Lisa Morrow, Jill Slaboda, Susan Lieber

Correlates of postoperative pain and intravenous patient-controlled analgesia use in younger and older surgical patients
Lucia Gagliese, Lynn Gauthier, Alison MacPherson, Melissa Jovellanos, Vincent Chan

Self-Management Strategies to Reduce Pain and Improve Function Among Older Adults in Community Settings: A Review of the Evidence
Cary Reid

Pitfalls and Recommendations Regarding the Management of Acute Pain Among Hospitalized Patients with Dementia
Amy S. Kelley, Eugenia L. Siegler, Cary Reid

Pain Measurement: Present concerns and future directions
Karen Feldt

What do experimental pain models tell us about aging and clinical pain?
Lucia Gagliese

Qualitative Research: What this research paradigm has to offer to the understanding of pain
Nessa Coyle, Roma Tickoo

Health system studies of pain in older adults: Can we save the “golden years”?
Rollin Gallagher

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SPINE: Research studies on spinal pain, invasive interventions, and therapeutics

Published: 01 Mar 2008

Defining patient-centered, multidimensional success criteria for treatment of chronic spine pain
Jennifer L. Brown, Penny S. Edwards, James W. Atchison, Ann Lafayette-Lucey, Virgil T. Wittmer, Michael E. Robinson

Leo F. Czervionke, Douglas S. Fenton

Predictors of change in trunk muscle strength for patients with chronic low back pain randomized to lumbar fusion or cognitive intervention and exercises
Anne Keller, Jens Ivar Brox, Olav Reikerås

The Nature of Neck Pain in a Private Pain Clinic in the United States
Way Yin , Nikolai Bogduk

Michael Gofeld , Gil Faclier

Psychological predictors of substantial pain reduction after minimally invasive radiofrequency and injection treatments for chronic low back pain
Roelof van Wijk , Jos Geurts , Richel Lousberg , Herman Wynne , Edwin Hammink , Johannes Johannes , Gerbrand Groen

Size and Aggregation of Corticosteroids used for Epidural Injections
Richard Derby, Sang-Heon Lee, Elaine Date, Joo-Han Lee, Chang-Hyung Lee

An N-of-1 trial as an aid to decision-making prior to implanting a permanent a spinal cord stimulator
M. Soledad Cepeda, Juan C. Acevedo , Hernando Alvarez, Nelcy Miranda, Catalina Cortes, Daniel B. Carr

Hip Joint Pain Referral Patterns: A Descriptive Study
John Lesher, Paul Dreyfuss, Nelson Hager, Michael Kaplan, Michael Furman

Acute histologic effects and thermal distribution profile of disc biacuplasty using a novel water-cooled bipolar electrode system in an In Vivo porcine model
Jeffrey David Petersohn, Laura R. Conquergood, Mark Leung

The Incidence of Spontaneous Epidural Abscess in Olmsted County from 1990 through 2000: A Rare Cause of Spinal Pain
Anne Ptaszynski, W. Michael Hooten, Marc Huntoon

Cervical Zygapophysial Joint Pain Maps
Grant Cooper, Beverly Bailey, Nikolai Bogduk

The Longitudinal Effectiveness of Lateral Atlantoaxial Intraarticular Steroid Injection in the Treatment of Cervicogenic Headache
Samer N Narouze, Jose Casanova, Nagy Mekhail

Impact of a functional restoration program on pain and health related quality of life in patients with chronic low back pain
Volker Huge, Ulrike Schloderer, Martin Steinberger, Bernt Wuenschmann, Peter Schöps, Shahnaz C. Azad, Antje Beyer

Intradiscal High Voltage, Long Duration Pulsed Radiofrequency for Discogenic Pain – A Preliminary Report

Alexandre Teixeira, Menno Sluijter

Spinal cord stimulation is an effective treatment for the chronic intractable pelvic visceral pain

Leonardo Kapural , Samer Narouze, Nagy Mekhail

Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy and Safety of Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET)
David Appleby , Gunnar Andersson , Michael Totta , Nikolai Bogduk, Rollin Gallagher

The Association between Psychopathology and Placebo Analgesia in Patients with Discogenic Low Back Pain
Ajay Wasan , Ted Kaptchuk , Gudarz Davar, Robert Jamison

Cluster Analysis of SF-36 Scales as a Predictor of Spinal Pain Patients Response to a Multidisciplinary Pain Management Approach Beginning with Epidural Steroid Injection.
Ryan Loyd , Gilbert Fanciullo , Brett Hanscom, John Baird

Comparative effectiveness of cervical transforaminal injections with particulate and non-particulate corticosteroid preparations for cervical radicular pain
Paul Dreyfuss , Ray Baker , Nikolai Bogduk

Lidocaine 5% Patch, An Open Label Naturalistic Chronic Pain Treatment Trial And Prediction Of Response
David A. Fishbain, John E. Lewis, Brandly Cole, R.B. Cutler, H.L. Rosomoff, R. Steele Rosomoff

Defining worthwhile and desired responses to treatment of chronic low back pain
Michael Yelland, Philip J Schluter

Discitis After Lumbar Epidural Corticosteroid Injection: A Case Report and Analysis of the Case Report Literature
W. Michael Hooten, Andrew Mizerak, Paul E. Carns, Marc A. Huntoon

Intradiscal Thermal Annuloplasty (IDTA) Versus Intradiscal Radiofrequency
Leonardo Kapural

Percutaneous radiofrequency neurotomy for chronic neck pain: outcomes in a series of consecutive patients.
Les Barnsley

A Narrative Review of Intra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections for Low Back Pain
Nikolai Bogduk

A narrative review of intra-articular corticosteroid injections for low back pain
Jerome Schofferman

Pressure-Controlled Lumbar Discography in Volunteers Without Low Back Symptoms
Richard Derby, MD*†, Sang-Heon Lee, MD, PhD*, Byung-Jo Kim, MD, PhD*‡, Yung Chen, MD*, Charles Aprill, MD § , and Nikolai Bogduk, MD, PhD, DSc

Percutaneous Puncture of Zygapophysial Joint Synovial Cyst with Fluoroscopic Guidance
Renée S. Melfi, MD*†, and Charles N. Aprill, MD

Diagnosing Lumbar Zygapophysial Joint Pain
Nikolai Bogduk, MD, DSc, PhD

Modulation of Central Hypersensitivity by Nociceptive Input in Chronic Pain After Whiplash Injury

The Surgical Anatomy of Lumbar Medial Branch Neurotomy (Facet Denervation)

Temporary Neurologic Deficit After Cervical Transforaminal Injection of Local Anesthetic

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Top 20 Most Citied Articles

Published: 01 Mar 2008

A Double-Blind, Randomized Multicenter Trial Comparing Duloxetine With Placebo in the Management of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain


Joel Raskin, Yili L. Pritchett, Fujun Wang,, Deborah N. D’Souza, Amy L. Waninger, Smriti Iyengar, Joachim F. Wernicke

Predicting Aberrant Behaviors in Opioid Treated Patients
Lynn Webster

Universal Precautions in Pain Medicine: A Rational Approach to the Treatment of Chronic Pain
Douglas L. Gourlay, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FASAM*, Howard A. Heit, MD, FACP, FASAM † , and Abdulaziz Almahrezi, MD, CCFP

Zonisamide in the Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study
Aysel Atli, MD, MPH*, and Sunil Dogra, MBBS, FFARCSI

Oxymorphone Extended-Release Tablets Relieve Moderate to Severe Pain and Improve Physical Function in Osteoarthritis: Results of a Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo- and Active-controlled Phase III Trial
Alan K. Matsumoto, Najib Babul, Harry Ahdieh

Electric and Thermal Field Effects in Tissue around Radiofrequency Electrodes
Eric Cosman

Duloxetine for patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain: A 6-month open-label safety study
Joel Raskin, Fujun Wang, Yili Lu Pritchett, David J. Goldstein

A Narrative Review of Intra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections for Low Back Pain
Nikolai Bogduk

Mechanisms of spinal cord stimulation in painful syndromes: Role of animal models
Bengt Linderoth, Robert Foreman

The Relationship between Pain, Neuropsychological Performance, and Physical Function in Community Dwelling Older Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain
Debra K. Weiner, Thomas E. Rudy, Lisa Morrow, Jill Slaboda, Susan Lieber

Slow Frequency rTMS Reduces Fibromyalgia Pain
Shirlene Sampson, Jeffrey D. Rome, Teresa A. Rummans

Multidimensional Success Criteria and Expectations
 for Treatment of Chronic Pain: The Patient Perspective

Michael E. Robinson, Jennifer L. Brown,, Steven Z. George, Penny S. Edwards, James W. Atchison, Adam T. Hirsh, Lori B. Waxenberg, Virgil Wittmer, Roger Fillingim,

Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Low Back Pain: Evidence-Based Procedural Guidelines
W. Michael Hooten, MD*†, David P. Martin, MD, PhD*, and Marc A. Huntoon, MD

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Cross-Over Pilot Study to Assess the Effects of Long-Term Opioid Drug Consumption and Subsequent Abstinence in Chronic Noncancer Pain Patients Receiving Controlled-Release Morphine
David T. Cowan, Dame Jenifer Wilson-Barnett, Peter Griffiths, David J. A. Vaughan, Anjalee Gondhia, Laurie G. Allan

Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatric Pain Management Service: A Survey
Yaun-Chi Lin

Responding to Challenges in Modern Combat Casualty Care: Innovative Use of Advanced Regional Anesthesia  
Alexander Stojadinovic, Alyson Auton, George Peoples, Geselle McKnight, Cynthia Shields, Scott Croll, Lisa Bleckner, James Winkley, Mary Maniscalco-Theberge, Chester Buckenmaier

Anxiety as a Predictor of Pain Magnitude Following Termination of First-Trimester Pregnancy
Dorit Pud, Amnon Amit

Restoration of Function: The Missing Link in Pain Medicine?

Jerome Schofferman

Ethnic Differences in Pain Among Outpatients with Terminal and End-Stage Chronic Illness
Michael W. Rabow, Suzanne L. Dibble

Alexithymia and Pain in Three Chronic Pain Samples: Comparing Caucasians and African Americans
Mark A. Lumley, Alison M. Radcliffe, Debra J. Macklem, Angelia Mosley-Williams, James C. C. Leisen, Jennifer L. Huffman, Pamela J. D'Souza, Mazy E. Gillis, Tina M. Meyer, Christina A. Kraft, Lisa J. Rapport