The System Is Broken: A Qualitative Assessment of Opioid Prescribing Practices After Spine SurgeryTo elucidate factors that influence opioid prescribing behaviors of key stakeholders after major spine surgery, with a focus on barriers to optimized prescribing.
Prescription Opioid Epidemic and Trends in the Clinical Development of New Pain MedicationsTo evaluate trends in the clinical development of new pain and reformulated pain medications given the ongoing opioid crisis and the public health burden of inadequately controlled pain.
Spinal Stimulation for the Treatment of Intractable Spine and Limb Pain: A Systematic Review of RCTs and Meta-AnalysisTo synthesize the evidence regarding the effect of spinal stimulation (SS) vs medical therapy (MT) and the effect of newer SS technologies vs conventional SS on pain reduction in patients with intractable spine or limb pain.
Wide Variation in Opioid Prescribing After Urological Surgery in Tertiary Care CentersTo describe postoperative opioid prescribing practices in a large cohort of patients undergoing urological surgery.
A Before and After Analysis of Health Care Utilization by Patients Enrolled in Opioid Controlled Substance Agreements for Chronic Noncancer PainTo evaluate the impact of opioid controlled substance agreements (CSAs) enrollment on health care utilization.
Younger Adults Initiating Hemodialysis: Antidepressant Use for Depression Associated With Higher Health Care UtilizationTo examine associations between antidepressant use and health care utilization in young adults beginning maintenance hemodialysis (HD) therapy.