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2019 Opioid Symposium

The Problem

Horn, K. A., et al. (2018). "Almost Everything We Need to Better Serve Children of the Opioid Crisis We Learned in the 80s and 90s." Front Public Health 6: 289. Publication type: Historical Review and Commentary

Coffin, P. O. and J. D. Rich (2019). "Overdose Research: 15 Years Later (Commentary)." Journal of Urban Health 96(1): 1-5. Publication type: Commentary

Beauchamp, G. A., et al. (2014). "Moving beyond misuse and diversion: the urgent need to consider the role of iatrogenic addiction in the current opioid epidemic." American Journal of Public Health 104(11): 2023-2029. Publication type: Commentary

Manchikanti, L., et al. (2010). "Therapeutic use, abuse, and nonmedical use of opioids: a ten-year perspective." Pain Physician 13(5): 401-435. Publication type: Report

Rummans, T. A., et al. (2018). "How Good Intentions Contributed to Bad Outcomes: The Opioid Crisis." Mayo Clinic Proceedings 93(3): 344-350. Publication type: Review

Theisen, K., et al. (2018). "The United States opioid epidemic: a review of the surgeon's contribution to it and health policy initiatives."BJU Int 122(5): 754-759. Publication type: Review

Vadivelu, N., et al. (2018). "The Opioid Crisis: a Comprehensive Overview." Curr Pain Headache Rep 22(3): 16. Publication type: Review

Volkow, N., et al. (2018). "Use and Misuse of Opioids in Chronic Pain." Annual Review of Medicine 69: 451-465. Publication type: Review

Walker, G. (2018). "The opioid crisis: a 21st century pain."Drugs of Today 54(4): 283-286. Publication type: Review

Vestal, C. (2016). "In Fighting An Opioid Epidemic, Medication-Assisted Treatment Is Effective But Underused." Health Affairs 35(6): 1052-1057. Publication type:  Narrative Review

Wolfe, S., et al. (2016). "The Opioid Crisis and the Physician's Role in Contributing to its Resolution: Step One--Prevention of Overdoses." Connecticut Medicine 80(6): 325-334.  Publication type: Review

Kolodny, A., et al. (2015). "The prescription opioid and heroin crisis: a public health approach to an epidemic of addiction." Annu Rev Public Health 36: 559-574. Publication type: Review

Rosenblum, A., et al. (2008). "Opioids and the treatment of chronic pain: controversies, current status, and future directions." Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16(5): 405-416.  Publication type: Review

Van Zee, A. (2009). "The promotion and marketing of oxycontin: commercial triumph, public health tragedy." American Journal of Public Health 99(2): 221-227. Publication type: Historical Review

Edlund, M. J., et al. (2010). "Trends in use of opioids for chronic noncancer pain among individuals with mental health and substance use disorders: the TROUP study." Clin J Pain 26(1): 1-8.  Publication type: Retrospective study

Schroeder, A. R., et al. (2019). "Association of Opioid Prescriptions From Dental Clinicians for US Adolescents and Young Adults With Subsequent Opioid Use and Abuse." JAMA Internal Medicine 179(2): 145-152.  Publication type: Retrospective cohort study

Brat, G. A., et al. (2018). "Postsurgical prescriptions for opioid naive patients and association with overdose and misuse: retrospective cohort study." BMJ 360: j5790. Publication type: Retrospective cohort study

Deyo, R. A., et al. (2018). "Use of prescription opioids before and after an operation for chronic pain (lumbar fusion surgery)." Pain159(6): 1147-1154. Publication type: Retrospective cohort study

Clarke, H., et al. (2014). "Rates and risk factors for prolonged opioid use after major surgery: population based cohort study." BMJ348: g1251. Publication type: Retrospective cohort study

Sun, E. C., et al. (2016). "Incidence of and Risk Factors for Chronic Opioid Use Among Opioid-Naive Patients in the Postoperative Period." JAMA Internal Medicine 176(9): 1286-1293.  Publication type: Retrospective Study

Barnett, M. L., et al. (2017). "Opioid-Prescribing Patterns of Emergency Physicians and Risk of Long-Term Use." New England Journal of Medicine 376(7): 663-673. Publication type: Retrospective Study

Jeffery, M. M., et al. (2018). "Opioid Prescribing for Opioid-Naive Patients in Emergency Departments and Other Settings: Characteristics of Prescriptions and Association With Long-Term Use." Ann Emerg Med71(3): 326-336.e319. Publication type: Retrospective Study

Seamans, M. J., et al. (2018). "Association of Household Opioid Availability and Prescription Opioid Initiation Among Household Members." JAMA Internal Medicine 178(1): 102-109.  Publication type: Retrospective Study

Brummett, C. M., et al. (2017). "New Persistent Opioid Use After Minor and Major Surgical Procedures in US Adults." JAMA Surgery152(6): e170504. Publication type: Cross-Sectional Study

Hadland, S. E., et al. (2018). "Association of Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing of Opioid Products to Physicians With Subsequent Opioid Prescribing." JAMA Internal Medicine 178(6): 861-863. Also JAMA Network Open 2019;2(1).

Publication type: Demographic Analysis Abbasi, A. B., et al. (2019). "Health Care Utilization of Opioid Overdose Decedents with No Opioid Analgesic Prescription History." Journal of Urban Health 96(1): 38-48. Publication type: Record review

Leung, P. T. M., et al. (2017). "A 1980 Letter on the Risk of Opioid Addiction." New England Journal of Medicine 376(22): 2194-2195. Publication type: Biometric Analysis of Citations of the Porter Letter to NEJM         

Zhu, W., et al. (2019). "Initial Opioid Prescriptions among U.S. Commercially Insured Patients, 2012-2017." New England Journal of Medicine 380(11): 1043-1052. Publication type: Survey

Nolan, M. L., et al. (2019). "Increased Presence of Fentanyl in Cocaine-Involved Fatal Overdoses: Implications for Prevention." Journal of Urban Health 96(1): 49-54. Publication type: Survey

Feder, K. A., et al. (2017). "Trends in insurance coverage and treatment among persons with opioid use disorders following the Affordable Care Act." Drug & Alcohol Dependence 179: 271-274. Publication type: Retrospective Survey

Sherry, T. B., et al. (2018). "Documented Pain Diagnoses in Adults Prescribed Opioids: Results From the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2006-2015." Annals of Internal Medicine 169(12): 892-894. Publication type: Research Letter

Baker, D. W. (2017). "History of The Joint Commission's Pain Standards: Lessons for Today's Prescription Opioid Epidemic." JAMA 317(11): 1117-1118. Publication type: Historical Article

Baker, D. W. (2017). "The Joint Commission and the Opioid Epidemic-Reply." JAMA 318(1): 92. Publication type: Letter

Barnett, M. L., et al. (2017). "Opioid Prescribing by Emergency Physicians and Risk of Long-Term Use." New England Journal of Medicine376(19): 1896. Publication type: Letter

Historically Cited Papers

Porter, J. and H. Jick (1980). "Addiction rare in patients treated with narcotics." New England Journal of Medicine 302(2): 123.  Publication type: Letter  Times Cited: 734


Portenoy, R. K. and K. M. Foley (1986). "Chronic use of opioid analgesics in non-malignant pain: report of 38 cases." Pain 25(2): 171-186. Publication type: Case Series  Times Cited: 592