Joeline Brown

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OBJECTIVE The present study provided comprehensive characterization of the long-term outcomes of intrathecal opioid administration via a drug administration system (DAS) in chronic pain patients with predominantly low back pain. A conceptual framework based on multidimensional outcomes is proposed using both disease-specific and generic measures. DESIGN(More)
The cross-immunity between tuberculosis and leprosy is unknown. The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the occurrence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. leprae infection in Marshallese adult volunteers in Springdale, Arkansas, U.S.A., a population that experiences high rates of leprosy and tuberculosis. We used immunodiagnostic testing for(More)
Objective. To evaluate changes in Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) profiles pre- and post-treatment involving intrathecal opioid therapy. Patients and Methods. This study reports on 30 patients that were evaluated pre- and post-intraspinal opioid therapy. Treatment duration was slightly more than four years. Each patient experienced(More)
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