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2019 NW MIRECC Staff Publications and PresentationsSince the inception of the Veterans Affairs' Northwest Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, NW MIRECC has been heavily involved in research and the dissemination of their findings through lectures and article submissions. The following is a sampling of publications and presentations from 2019 by VISN 20 NW MIRECC fellowship program faculty. Where available, a link to the full article is provided at the end of the summary. For a sampling of articles published prior to 2019, please see 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014.
Kumthekar, A., Shull, S., Lovejoy, T. I., Morasco, B. J., Chang, M., & Barton, J. (2019). Impact of hepatitis C treatment on pain intensity, prescription opioid use and arthritis. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, 22(4), 592-598.
Leith, W. M., Lambert, W. E., Boehnlein, J. K., Freeman, M. D. (2019). The association between gabapentin and suicidality in bipolar patients. Int Clin Psychopharmacology 34:27-32.
Morasco, B., Smith, N., Dobscha, S., Deyo, R., Hyde, S., & Yarborough, B. (2019). (142) Outcomes of prescription opioid dose escalation for the treatment of chronic pain: Results from a prospective cohort study. Journal of Pain, 20, S12.
Morasco, B. J., Krebs, E. E., Adams, M. H., Hyde, S., Zamudio, J., & Dobscha, S. K. (2019). Clinician response to aberrant urine drug test results of patients prescribed opioid therapy for chronic pain. Clinical Journal of Pain, 35(1), 1-6.
Seal, K. H., Borsari, B., Tighe, J., Cohen, B. E., Delucchi, K., Morasco, B. J., … Midboe, A. (2019). Optimizing pain treatment interventions (OPTI): A pilot randomized controlled trial of collaborative care to improve chronic pain management and opioid safety—rationale, methods, and lessons learned. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 77, 76–85.
Wyse, J. J., Ganzini, L., Dobscha, S. K., Krebs, E. E., & Morasco, B. J. (2019). Setting expectations, following orders, safety, and standardization: Clinicians' strategies to guide difficult conversations about opioid prescribing. Journal of General Internal Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-04983-y