Month: May 2014

Monitoring of Internet Forums to Evaluate Reactions to the Introduction of Reformulated OxyContin to Deter Abuse

Authors: Emily C McNaughton, MPH,1 Paul M Coplan, ScD,2,3 Ryan A Black, PhD,4 Sarah E Weber, BS,1 Howard D Chilcoat, ScD,2,5 and Stephen F Butler, PhD1 J Med Internet Res. 2014 May; 16(5): e119. Published online 2014 May 2. doi:  10.2196/jmir.3397 Abstract Background Reformulating opioid analgesics to deter abuse is one approach toward improving their benefit-risk balance. To assess sentiment and attempts to defeat… Read more »

Spanish translation and linguistic validation of the screener and opioid assessment for patients with pain-revised (SOAPP-R).

Based on a recent study, our team has published an article titled, “Spanish translation and linguistic validation of the screener and opioid assessment for patients with pain-revised (SOAPP-R).” To access the full text, click here. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Given the increase in misuse and abuse of prescription opioids, clinicians clearly benefit from a standardized tool to… Read more »