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Alec B. O'Connor, M.D., M.P.H.

Publications

Showing all 65 journal articles & 6 books available

Journal Articles

1/28/2021
Catalanotti JS, O'Connor AB, Kisielewski M, Chick DA, Fletcher KE. "Barriers to Accessing Nighttime Supervisors: a National Survey of Internal Medicine Residents." Journal of general internal medicine.. 2021 Jan 28; Epub 2021 Jan 28.

6/8/2020
Smith SM, Dworkin RH, Turk DC, McDermott M, Eccleston C, Farrar JT, Rowbotham MC, Bhangwagar Z, Burke LB, Cowan P, Ellenberg SS, Evans SR, Freeman RL, Garrison LP, Iyengar S, Jadad A, Jensen MP, Junor R, Kamp C, Katz NP, Kesslak JP, Kopecky EA, Lissin D, Markman JD, Mease PJ, O'Connor AB, Patel KV, Raja SN, Sampaio C, Schoenfeld D, Singh J, Steigerwald I, Strand V, Tive LA, Tobias J, Wasan AD, Wilson HD. "Interpretation of chronic pain clinical trial outcomes: IMMPACT recommended considerations." Pain.. 2020 Jun 8; Epub 2020 Jun 08.

6/2020
Fletcher KE, O'Connor AB, Kisielewski M, Willett LL. "Why Do Residency Program Directors Consider Resigning? A Mixed-Methods Analysis of a National Program Director Survey." The American journal of medicine.. 2020 Jun 0; 133(6):761-767. Epub 2020 Mar 09.

4/14/2020
Catalanotti JS, O'Connor AB, Kisielewski M, Chick DA, Fletcher KE. "Association Between Nocturnist Supervision and Perceived Overnight Supervision Adequacy Among Internal Medicine Residents in the US." JAMA.. 2020 Apr 14; 323(14):1407-1409.

6/2019
Williams CM, Alweis RL, O'Connor AB, Dalal B, Rai D, Abdullah A, Kopelman R, Cornett P, Frank MO, Luther VP, Muchmore EA. "Inappropriate Communication During Internal Medicine Fellowship Recruitment: A Mixed-Methods Analysis." The American journal of medicine.. 2019 Jun 0; 132(6):770-775. Epub 2019 Mar 07.

2/2019
O'Connor AB, Halvorsen AJ, Cmar JM, Finn KM, Fletcher KE, Kearns L, McDonald FS, Swenson SL, Wahi-Gururaj S, West CP, Willett LL. "Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Burnout and Program Director Turnover: Results of a National Survey." The American journal of medicine.. 2019 Feb 0; 132(2):252-261. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

10/2018
Gorgone M, McNichols B, Lang VJ, Novak W, O'Connor AB. "The Procedure Coordinator: A Resident-Driven Initiative to Increase Opportunity for Inpatient Procedures." Journal of graduate medical education.. 2018 Oct 0; 10(5):583-586.

4/2018
Carroll T, Weisbrod N, O'Connor A, Quill T. "Primary Palliative Care Education: A Pilot Survey." The American journal of hospice & palliative care.. 2018 Apr 0; 35(4):565-569. Epub 2017 Aug 07.

2018
O'Connor AB, Williams CM, Dalal B, Sulistio MS, Roth TK, Milne CK, Collichio FA, Muchmore EA, Alweis R. "Internal medicine fellowship directors' perspectives on the quality and utility of letters conforming to residency program director letter of recommendation guidelines." Journal of community hospital internal medicine perspectives. 2018 8(4):173-176. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

2017
Cornett PA, Williams C, Alweis RL, McConville J, Frank M, Dalal B, Kopelman RI, Luther VP, O'connor AB, Muchmore EA. "Problematic communications during 2016 fellowship recruitment in internal medicine." Journal of community hospital internal medicine perspectives. 2017 7(5):277-281. Epub 2017 Oct 18.

9/2015
Barrett JC, Alweis R, Frank M, O'Connor A, McConville JF, Adams ND, Arfons L, Bernard S, Bradley T, Buckley JD, Cohen E, Cornett P, Elkins S, Kopelman R, Luther VP, Petrusky J, McNeill DB, Omar B, Palapiano N, Roth T, Satko S, Fried ED, Muchmore EA. "Adoption of a Uniform Start Date for Internal Medicine Fellowships and Other Advanced Training: An AAIM White Paper." The American journal of medicine.. 2015 Sep 0; 128(9):1039-43. Epub 2015 Jun 10.

3/2015
O'Connor AB, Turk DC, Dworkin RH. "Abuse liability-study the intended patient populations." Nature reviews. Neurology.. 2015 Mar 0; 11(3):182. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

5/2014
Dworkin RH, O'Connor AB, Kent J, Mackey SC, Raja SN, Stacey BR, Levy RM, Backonja M, Baron R, Harke H, Loeser JD, Treede RD, Turk DC, Wells CD. "Response to letter to the editor." Pain.. 2014 May 0; 155(5):1045-6. Epub 2014 Feb 07.

3/2014
Dworkin RH, McDermott MP, Farrar JT, O'Connor AB, Senn S. "Interpreting patient treatment response in analgesic clinical trials: implications for genotyping, phenotyping, and personalized pain treatment." Pain.. 2014 Mar 0; 155(3):457-60. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

11/2013
Dworkin RH, O'Connor AB, Kent J, Mackey SC, Raja SN, Stacey BR, Levy RM, Backonja M, Baron R, Harke H, Loeser JD, Treede RD, Turk DC, Wells CD. "Interventional management of neuropathic pain: NeuPSIG recommendations." Pain.. 2013 Nov 0; 154(11):2249-61. Epub 2013 Jun 06.

11/2013
O'Connor AB, Turk DC, Dworkin RH, Katz NP, Colucci R, Haythornthwaite JA, Klein M, O'Brien C, Posner K, Rappaport BA, Reisfield G, Adams EH, Balster RL, Bigelow GE, Burke LB, Comer SD, Cone E, Cowan P, Denisco RA, Farrar JT, Foltin RW, Haddox JD, Hertz S, Jay GW, Junor R, Kopecky EA, Leiderman DB, McDermott MP, Palmer PP, Raja SN, Rauschkolb C, Rowbotham MC, Sampaio C, Setnik B, Smith SM, Sokolowska M, Stauffer JW, Walsh SL, Zacny JP. "Abuse liability measures for use in analgesic clinical trials in patients with pain: IMMPACT recommendations." Pain.. 2013 Nov 0; 154(11):2324-34.

8/2013
Naci H, O'Connor AB. "Assessing comparative effectiveness of new drugs before approval using prospective network meta-analyses." Journal of clinical epidemiology.. 2013 Aug 0; 66(8):812-6.

2013
Wolfe M; O'Connor AB. "Management of neuropathic pain in hospitalized patients". Hospital Medicine Clinics. 2013; 2: e587-e602.

12/2012
Comer SD, Zacny JP, Dworkin RH, Turk DC, Bigelow GE, Foltin RW, Jasinski DR, Sellers EM, Adams EH, Balster R, Burke LB, Cerny I, Colucci RD, Cone E, Cowan P, Farrar JT, Haddox JD, Haythornthwaite JA, Hertz S, Jay GW, Johanson CE, Junor R, Katz NP, Klein M, Kopecky EA, Leiderman DB, McDermott MP, O'Brien C, O'Connor AB, Palmer PP, Raja SN, Rappaport BA, Rauschkolb C, Rowbotham MC, Sampaio C, Setnik B, Sokolowska M, Stauffer JW, Walsh SL. "Core outcome measures for opioid abuse liability laboratory assessment studies in humans: IMMPACT recommendations." Pain.. 2012 Dec 0; 153(12):2315-24. Epub 2012 Sep 19.

12/2012
Kellogg KM, Fairbanks RJ, O'Connor AB, Davis CO, Shah MN. "Association of pain score documentation and analgesic use in a pediatric emergency department." Pediatric emergency care.. 2012 Dec 0; 28(12):1287-92.

2012
Turk D.; O'Connor AB.; Dworkin RH.; Chaudhry A.; Katz NP, et al. "Research design considerations for clinical studies of abuse-deterrent opioid analgesics: IMMPACT recommendations". Pain. 2012; 153: 1997-2008.

2012
Lang VJ.; O'Connor AB.; Blatt A.; Gracey C. "Collaborative development of teaching scripts: an efficient faculty development approach for a busy clinical teaching unit". Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2012; 7: 644-648.

2012
O'Connor AB, Rao A. "Why do emergency providers choose one opioid over another? A prospective cohort analysis." Journal of opioid management. 2012 8(6):403-13.

2011
Alexander GC.; O'Connor AB.; Stafford RS. "Enhancing prescription drug innovation and value". Annals of Internal Medicine. 2011; 154: 833-837.

2011
O'Connor AB.; Lang VJ.; Bordley DR. "Impact of inpatient resident team structure redesign on residents, students, and patients". Academic Medicine. 2011; 86: 1500-1507.

5/2010
O'Connor AB. "LOCF approach to handling missing data overestimates the pain score improvement of drop-outs." The journal of pain.. 2010 May 0; 11(5):500-1; author reply 502-3. Epub 2010 Mar 24.

3/10/2010
O'Connor AB. "Building comparative efficacy and tolerability into the FDA approval process." JAMA.. 2010 Mar 10; 303(10):979-80.

3/2010
Schmader KE, Baron R, Haanpää ML, Mayer J, O'Connor AB, Rice AS, Stacey B. "Treatment considerations for elderly and frail patients with neuropathic pain." Mayo Clinic proceedings.. 2010 Mar 0; 85(3 Suppl):S26-32.

3/2010
Dworkin RH, O'Connor AB, Audette J, Baron R, Gourlay GK, Haanpää ML, Kent JL, Krane EJ, Lebel AA, Levy RM, Mackey SC, Mayer J, Miaskowski C, Raja SN, Rice AS, Schmader KE, Stacey B, Stanos S, Treede RD, Turk DC, Walco GA, Wells CD. "Recommendations for the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain: an overview and literature update." Mayo Clinic proceedings.. 2010 Mar 0; 85(3 Suppl):S3-14.

2010
O'Connor AB; Zwemer FL; Hays DP; Feng C. "Intravenous Opioid Dosing and Outcomes in Emergency Patients: A Prospective Cohort Analysis." The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2010; .

2010
O'Connor AB. "A panacea for PCPs' pain? A review of Chronic Pain: A Primary Care Guide to Practical Management (Second Edition)". The Clinical Journal of Pain. 2010; .

2010
O'Connor AB. "Review: nortriptyline, gabapentin, and their combination for neuropathic pain". Evidence-Based Medicine. 2010; 15(2): 45-46.

2010
Herrmann DN.; O'Connor AB.; Schwid SR.; DA Y.; Goodman AD, et al. "Broadening the spectrum of controls for skin biopsy in painful sensory neuropathies". Muscle & Nerve. 2010; 42: 436-438.

10/2009
O'Connor AB. "The "1+1" protocol: risks, benefits, and alternatives." Annals of emergency medicine.. 2009 Oct 0; 54(4):637-8; author reply 638-9.

10/2009
O'Connor AB, Dworkin RH. "Treatment of neuropathic pain: an overview of recent guidelines." The American journal of medicine.. 2009 Oct 0; 122(10 Suppl):S22-32.

9/2009
Lang VJ, Mooney CJ, O'Connor AB, Bordley DR, Lurie SJ. "Association between hand-off patients and subject exam performance in medicine clerkship students." Journal of general internal medicine.. 2009 Sep 0; 24(9):1018-22. Epub 2009 Jul 05.

7/8/2009
O'Connor AB. "The need for improved access to FDA reviews." JAMA.. 2009 Jul 8; 302(2):191-3.

6/2009
O'Connor AB. "Gabapentin versus tricyclics for neuropathic pain." Journal of general internal medicine.. 2009 Jun 0; 24(6):780-1; author reply 782.

6/2009
O'Connor AB, Zwemer FL, Hays DP, Feng C. "Outcomes after intravenous opioids in emergency patients: a prospective cohort analysis." Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2009 Jun 0; 16(6):477-87. Epub 2009 May 07.

2/2009
O'Connor AB, Lang VJ, Lurie SJ, Lambert DR, Rudmann A, Robbins B, Bordley DR. "The effect of nonteaching services on the distribution of inpatient cases for internal medicine residents." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2009 Feb 0; 84(2):220-5.

1/8/2009
O'Connor AB. "Tiotropium in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease." The New England journal of medicine.. 2009 Jan 8; 360(2):185-6; author reply 187.

2009
O'Connor AB. "Neuropathic pain: quality-of-life impact, costs and cost effectiveness of therapy." PharmacoEconomics.. 2009 27(2):95-112.

12/2008
O'Connor AB. "The rising incidence of pulmonary embolism: earlier diagnosis or alternative explanation?" The American journal of medicine.. 2008 Dec 0; 121(12):e17; author reply e19.

7/2008
O'Connor AB, Schwid SR, Herrmann DN, Markman JD, Dworkin RH. "Pain associated with multiple sclerosis: systematic review and proposed classification." Pain.. 2008 Jul 0; 137(1):96-111. Epub 2007 Oct 24.

6/2008
O'Connor AB, Lang VJ. "Poor care, not poor protocols, for alcohol withdrawal." Mayo Clinic proceedings.. 2008 Jun 0; 83(6):726-7; author reply 728-30.

4/2008
Dworkin RH, White R, O'Connor AB, Hawkins K. "Health care expenditure burden of persisting herpes zoster pain." Pain medicine : the official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.. 2008 Apr 0; 9(3):348-53.

3/2008
O'Connor AB. "Is actiq use in noncancer-related pain really "a recipe for success"?" Pain medicine : the official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.. 2008 Mar 0; 9(2):258-60; author reply 261-5.

2008
O'Connor AB, Noyes K, Holloway RG. "A cost-utility comparison of four first-line medications in painful diabetic neuropathy." PharmacoEconomics.. 2008 26(12):1045-64.

12/5/2007
Dworkin RH, O'Connor AB, Backonja M, Farrar JT, Finnerup NB, Jensen TS, Kalso EA, Loeser JD, Miaskowski C, Nurmikko TJ, Portenoy RK, Rice AS, Stacey BR, Treede RD, Turk DC, Wallace MS. "Pharmacologic management of neuropathic pain: evidence-based recommendations." Pain.. 2007 Dec 5; 132(3):237-51. Epub 2007 Oct 24.

8/2007
Dworkin RH, White R, O'Connor AB, Baser O, Hawkins K. "Healthcare costs of acute and chronic pain associated with a diagnosis of herpes zoster." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2007 Aug 0; 55(8):1168-75.

8/2007
O'Connor AB, Noyes K, Holloway RG. "A cost-effectiveness comparison of desipramine, gabapentin, and pregabalin for treating postherpetic neuralgia." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2007 Aug 0; 55(8):1176-84.

8/2007
O'Connor AB. "Should ethanol be removed from hospital formularies?" The American journal of medicine.. 2007 Aug 0; 120(8):651-2.

8/2007
O'Connor AB. "Re: sequential medication strategies for postherpetic neuralgia: a cost-effectiveness analysis." The journal of pain.. 2007 Aug 0; 8(8):674-6.

6/2007
O'Connor AB, Lang VJ. "Baclofen not comparable to diazepam for alcohol withdrawal." The American journal of medicine.. 2007 Jun 0; 120(6):e5; author reply e7.

11/2006
O'Connor AB. "Cost-effectiveness of duloxetine versus routine treatment for U.S. patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain." The journal of pain.. 2006 Nov 0; 7(11):867; author reply 867-8.

1/17/2006
O'Connor AB. "Prevention of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with tiotropium." Annals of internal medicine.. 2006 Jan 17; 144(2):148; author reply 148-9.

2006
O'Connor AB. "Bridging distant shores." The Clinical Journal of Pain. 2006; : 111-112.

2006
O'Connor AB, Lang VJ, Quill TE. "Underdosing of morphine in comparison with other parenteral opioids in an acute hospital: a quality of care challenge." Pain medicine : the official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.. 2006 7(4):299-307.

8/2005
O'Connor AB, Lang VJ, Quill TE. "Eliminating analgesic meperidine use with a supported formulary restriction." The American journal of medicine.. 2005 Aug 0; 118(8):885-9.

2005
O'Connor AB, Dworkin RH. "Chronic neuropathic pain and advances in its treatment. In Progress in Neuropathic Pain." For the American Academy of Pain Management. 2005; .

2004
O'Connor AB, Lang VJ. "Don't sell symptom-triggered therapy for alcohol withdrawal short." The Hospitalist. 2004; : 43-46.

1997
Robinett CC, O'Connor A, Dunaway M. "The repeat organizer, a specialized insular element within the intergenic spacer of the Xenopus rRNA genes." Molecular and Cell Biology. 1997; : 2866-2975.

1993
O'Connor BL, Visco DM, Brandt KD, O'Connor AB. "Sensory nerves only temporarily protect the unstable canine knee joint from osteoarthritis. Evidence that sensory nerves reprogram the central nervous system after cruciate ligament transection." Arthritis & Rheumatism. 1993; : 1154-63.

O'Connor AB.; Rao A. "Why do emergency providers choose one opiod over another?". Journal of Opioid Management. .

Kellogg KM.; Fairbanks RJ.; O'Connor AB.; Davis CO.; Shah MN. "Association of pain score documentation and analgesic use in a pediatric emergency department". Pediatric Emergency Care. .

Books & Chapters

2012
Chapter Title: Understanding and interpreting neuropathic pain clinical trials
Book Title: Neuropathic Pain: Mechanisms and Management
Author List: O'Connor AB, Dworkin RH
Edited By: Eds Simpson, McArthur, Dworkin
Published By: Oxford University Press2012 in New York

2010
Chapter Title: Clinical trial design for chronic pain treatments
Book Title: Evidence-based Chronic Pain Management
Author List: O'Connor AB; Dworkin RH
Edited By: Stannard, Ballyantyne, Kalso
Published By: Wiley-Blackwell2010

2010
Chapter Title: Assessment of Pain and Health-Related Quality of Life in Chronic Pain Clinical Trials
Book Title: The Handbook of Pain Assessment
Author List: O'Connor AB; Dworkin RH
Edited By: Turk, Melzak
Published By: Guilford Press2010

2010
Chapter Title: Understanding and interpreting neuropathic pain clinical trials
Book Title: Neuropathic Pain: Mechanisms and Management
Author List: O'Connor AB; Dworkin RH
Edited By: Simpson, McArthur, Dworkin
Published By: Oxford University Press2010

2009
Chapter Title: Evidence-based treatment of chronic neuropathic pain using non-opioid therapy
Book Title: Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
Author List: O'Connor AB; Dworkin RH
Published By: American Academy of Neurology2009

2005
Chapter Title: Neuropathic Pain
Book Title: In Expert Guide to Pain Management
Author List: O'Connor AB, Dworkin RH
Published By: American Scientific Publishers2005