Publications

Opioid Availability and Palliative Care in Nepal: Influence of an International Pain Policy Fellowship
Bishnu Dutta Paudel, Karen M. Ryan, Mary Skemp Brown, Eric L. Krakauer, M.R. Rajagopal, Martha A. Maurer, James F. Cleary, Opioid Availability and Palliative Care in Nepal: Influence of an International Pain Policy Fellowship, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Volume 49, Issue 1, January 2015, Pages 110-116, ISSN 0885-3924, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.02.011.
(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0885392414002176)
Achieving Balance in State Pain Policy: A Progress Report Card (CY 2013)

Pain & Policy Studies Group. Achieving Balance in State Pain Policy: A Progress Report Card (CY 2013). University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. Madison, Wisconsin; 2014.

Achieving Balance in Federal and State Pain Policy: A Guide to Evaluation (CY 2013)

Pain & Policy Studies Group.  Achieving Balance in Federal and State Pain Policy: A Guide to Evaluation (CY 2013).  University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center.  Madison, WI; 2014.

Do national drug control laws ensure the availability of opioids for medical and scientific purposes?

S Asra Husain a, Marty Skemp Brown a & Martha A Maurer

Improving Global Opioid Availability for Pain & Palliative Care: A Guide to a Pilot Evaluation of National Policy
Cancer Center. Madison, WI; 2013.
Examining Influences on the Availability of and Access to Opioids for Pain Management and Palliative Care

Maurer MA, Gilson AM, Husain SA, Cleary JF. Examining the Influences on the Availability of and Access to Opioids for Pain Management and Palliative Care. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy. 2013; 27:255-260. 

Wanted: A public health approach to prescription opioid abuse and diversion (Editorial)

Joranson DE, Gilson AM. Wanted: A public health approach to prescription opioid abuse and diversion (Editorial). Pharmacoepidem Drug Safe 2006;15:632-634.

State medical board members' beliefs about pain, addiction, and diversion and abuse: A changing regulatory environment

Gilson AM, Maurer MA, Joranson DE. State medical board members' beliefs about pain, addiction, and diversion and abuse: A changing regulatory environment. Journal of Pain 2007;8:682-691.

 

The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration "prescription series" proposal: Continuing concerns

Gilson AM, Joranson DE. The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration "prescription series" proposal: Continuing concerns. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 2007;21:21-24.

Improving state pain policies: Recent progress and continuing opportunities

Gilson AM, Joranson DE, Maurer MA. Improving state pain policies: Recent progress and continuing opportunities. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 2007;57:341-353.

Interpreting changes in state laws and regulations governing the use of controlled substances to treat pain

Gilson AM. Interpreting changes in state laws and regulations governing the use of controlled substances to treat pain. Advances in Pain Management 2007;1:60-66.

Do International Model Drug Control Laws Provide for Drug Availability?

Pain & Policy Studies Group. Do International Model Drug Control Laws Provide for Drug Availability? J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 2009;23:145-152.

A time series analysis of the effect of California regulatory changes on multiple provider episodes

Gilson AM, Fishman SM, Wilsey BL, Casamalhuapa C, Baxi H. Time series analysis of California's prescription monitoring program: impact on prescribing and multiple provider episodes. J Pain 2012;13:103-111.

Ensuring patient access to essential medicines while minimizing harmful use: A revised WHO tool to improve national drug control policy

Gilson AM, Maurer MA, Ryan KM, Skemp-Brown M, Husain A, Cleary JF. Ensuring patient access to essential medicines while minimizing harmful use: A revised WHO tool to improve national drug control policy. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 2011;25:246-251.

Using a morphine equivalence metric to quantify opioid consumption: Examining the capacity to provide effective treatment of debilitating pain at the global, regional and country levels

 

Gilson AM, Maurer MA, Ryan KM, Rathouz PJ, Cleary JF. Using a Morphine Equivalence Metric to Quantify Opioid Consumption: Examining the Capacity to Provide Effective Treatment of Debilitating Pain at the Global, Regional, and Country Levels. J Pain Symptom Manage 2013; 45(4):681-700.
 
Improving opioid availability

Joranson DE, Gilson AM, Maurer MA. Improving opioid availability. Indian J Palliat Care 2005;11:60-61.

Italy reforms national policy for cancer pain relief and opioids

Blengini C, Joranson DE, Ryan KM. Italy reforms national policy for cancer pain relief and opioids. Eur J Cancer Care 2003;12:28-34.

Improving availability of opioid pain medications: Testing the principle of balance in Latin America

Joranson DE. Improving availability of opioid pain medications: Testing the principle of balance in Latin America. Innovations in End-of-Life Care 2003;5.

Improving access to opioid analgesics for palliative care in India

Joranson DE, Rajagopal MR, Gilson AM. Improving access to opioid analgesics for palliative care in India. J Pain Symptom Manage 2002;24:152-159.

Access to therapeutic opioid medications in Europe by 2011? Fifty years from the single convention on narcotic drugs.

Cleary JF, Hutson P, Joranson D. Access to therapeutic opioid medications in Europe by 2011? Fifty years on from the single convention on narcotic drugs. Palliat Med 2010;24:109-110.

Reform of drug control policy for palliative care in Romania

Mosoiu D, Ryan KM, Joranson DE, Garthwaite JP. Reforming drug control policy for palliative care in Romania. Lancet 2006;367:2110-2117.

India: Opioid availability - An update

Rajagopal MR, Joranson DE. India: opioid availability. An update. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007;33:615-622.

Ensuring opioid availability: Methods and resources

Joranson DE, Ryan KM. Ensuring opioid availability: Methods and resources. J Pain Symptom Manage 2007;33:527-532.

The Pain & Policy Studies Group international program

Ryan KM. The Pain & Policy Studies Group international program. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 2007;21:35-37.

Medical Use, Misuse, and Diversion of Opioids in India

Rajagopal MR, Joranson DE, Gilson AM. Medical use, misuse, and diversion of opioids in India. Lancet 2001;358:139-143.

A much-needed window on opioid diversion (Editorial)

Joranson DE, Gilson AM. A much-needed window on opioid diversion (Editorial). Pain Med 2007;8:128-129.

Opioid Policy, Availability and Access in Developing and Nonindustrialized Countries

Joranson DE, Ryan KM, Maurer MA. Opioid policy, availability and access in developing and nonindustrialized countries. In: Fishman SM, Ballantyne JC, Rathmell JP, eds. Bonica's Management of Pain. 4th ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010;194-208.

Pain Relievers

Price,J. Pain Relievers. On Wisconsin 2010;Winter:39-45.

Integrating palliative care in public health: The Colombian experience following an International Pain Policy Fellowship

Leon MX, Florez S, De Lima L, Ryan K. Integrating palliative care in public health:  The Colombian experience following an International Pain Policy Fellowship. Palliat Med 2011; published on-line 12 January 2011.

Improving the availability and accessibility of opioids for the treatment of pain: The International Pain Policy Fellowship

Bosnjak S, Maurer MA, Ryan KM, Leon MX, Madiye G. Improving the availability and accesibility of opioids for the treatment of pain: The International Pain Policy Fellowship. Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer 2011;19:1239-1247.

Improving Availability of and Access to Opioids in Colombia: Description and Preliminary Results of an Action Plan for the Country

Leon MX, De Lima L, Florez S et al. Improving availability of and access to opioids in Colombia: description and preliminary results of an action plan for the country. J Pain Symptom Manage 2009;38:758-766.