Professor Michael Cousins

AM
Professor
Anaesthesia, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9926 8420
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Selected grants

2009

  • A new strategy to inhibit visceral pain; Cousins M, Keast J; Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists/Research Grants.

2008

  • Experimental strategies for preventing persistent postsurgical pain; Cousins M, Osborne P; Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists/Research Project Grant.
  • A neuronal model for studying the regulation of serotonin receptors by anti-migraine drugs; Connor M, Cousins M; Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists/Research Project Grant.

2005

  • Pain Management; Cousins M; Northern Sydney Area Health Service/Research Support.
  • Pain following spinal cord injury: understanding mechanisms to develop treatments.; Keast J, Siddall P, Cousins M, Osborne P, Christie M; NSW Ministry of Science and Medical Research/Spinal Cord Injury Research Grants.
  • Cellular Mechanisms Of Tolerance To Opioid Analgesics In Sensory Dorsal Root Ganglia Neurons; Osborne P, Cousins M; ANZ Coll Anaesthetists (ANZCA)/Research Funding Scheme.

2004

  • Northern Sydney Health research staff; Tennant C, Mather L, Cousins M; North Sydney Area Health Board/Contributions to Research Staff.

2003

  • Northern Sydney Health research staff; Tennant C, Mather L, Cousins M; North Sydney Area Health Board/Contributions to Research Staff.

2000

  • Pain relief for the living and the dying; Cousins M, Mather L, Harris R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centre of Clinical Research Excellence.
  • NSAIDs - a PK-PD study of differential actions and activity at relevant anatomical sites; Mather L, Power I, Cousins M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Intrathecal morphine and clonidine in the management of spinal cord injury pain; Cousins M, Siddall P, Molloy A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Cousins, M., Siddall, P. (2009). Introduction to pain mechanisms: implications for neural blockade. Neural Blockade in Clinical Anesthesia and Pain MedicinE, (pp. 661-692). United States of America: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Ltd.
  • Siddall, P., Cousins, M. (2008). Physiology of pain. In Ian Power, Peter Kam (Eds.), Principles of Physiology for the Anaesthetist, (pp. 381-398). London, United Kingdom: Hodder Education.
  • Cousins, M., Murphy, P. (2005). Neural Blockade & Neuromodulation in Persistent Pain Management in Merskey H. Loeser JD, Dubner R. The Paths of Pain 1975-2005. IASP Press. Seattle. In Merskey H; Loeser J; Dubner R (Eds.), The Paths of Pain 1975-2005, (pp. 447-468). Seattle: IASP PRESS.
  • Cousins, M. (2003). History of the development of pain management with spinal opioid and non-opioid drugs. In Meldrum (Eds.), Opiods and Pain Relief: A Historical Perspective, (pp. 131-140). USA: International Association for the Study of Pain Press.
  • Walker, S., Cousins, M. (2002). Medical versus Multidimensional Management of Chronic Pain. In Kim J. Burchiel (Eds.), Surgical Management of Pain, (pp. 181-196). United States: Georg Thieme Verlag.

Journals

  • Liem, L., Russo, M., Huygen, F., Van Buyten, J., Smet, I., Verrills, P., Cousins, M., Brooker, C., Levy, R., Deer, T., et al (2013). A multicenter, prospective trial to assess the safety and performance of the spinal modulation dorsal root ganglion neurostimulator system in the treatment of chronic pain. Neuromodulation, 16(5), 471-482. [More Information]
  • Parker, J., Karantonis, D., Single, P., Obradovic, M., Laird, J., Gorman, R., Ladd, L., Cousins, M. (2013). Electrically evoked compound action potentials recorded from the sheep spinal cord. Neuromodulation, 16(4), 295-303. [More Information]
  • Freeman, B., Ludbrook, G., Hall, S., Cousins, M., Mitchell, B., Jaros, M., Wyand, M., Gorman, J. (2013). Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, trial of transforaminal epidural etanercept for the treatment of symptomatic lumbar disc herniation. Spine, 38(23), 1986-1994. [More Information]
  • Cousins, M., Pickthorn, K., Huang, S., Critchley, L., Bell, G. (2013). The Safety and Efficacy of KAI-1678- An Inhibitor of Epsilon Protein Kinase C (εPKC)-Versus Lidocaine and Placebo for the Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia: A Crossover Study Design. Pain Medicine, 14(4), 533-540. [More Information]
  • Parker, J., Karantonis, D., Single, P., Obradovic, M., Cousins, M. (2012). Compound action potentials recorded in the human spinal cord during neurostimulation for pain relief. Pain, 153(3), 593-601. [More Information]
  • Deer, T., Prager, J., Levy, R., Rathmell, J., Buchser, E., Burton, A., Caraway, D., Cousins, M., De Andres, J., Diwan, S., et al (2012). Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference 2012: Recommendations for the Management of Pain by Intrathecal (Intraspinal) Drug Delivery: Report of an Interdisciplinary Expert Panel. Neuromodulation, 15(5), 436-466. [More Information]
  • Deer, T., Prager, J., Levy, R., Rathmell, J., Buchser, E., Burton, A., Caraway, D., Cousins, M., De Andres, J., Diwan, S., et al (2012). Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference-2012: Consensus on Diagnosis, Detection, and Treatment of Catheter-Tip Granulomas (Inflammatory Masses). Neuromodulation, 15(5), 483-496. [More Information]
  • Deer, T., Prager, J., Levy, R., Burton, A., Buchser, E., Caraway, D., Cousins, M., De Andres, J., Diwan, S., Erdek, M., et al (2012). Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference-2012: Recommendations on Trialing for Intrathecal (Intraspinal) Drug Delivery: Report of an Interdisciplinary Expert Panel. Neuromodulation, 15(5), 420-435. [More Information]
  • Cousins, M. (2012). Should opioids be used for chronic non-cancer pain? Medical Journal of Australia, 196(5), 312-313. [More Information]
  • Cousins, M. (2012). Unrelieved pain: A major health care priority. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(6), 373-374. [More Information]
  • Cousins, M., Lynch, M. (2011). The Declaration Montreal: access to pain management is a fundamental human right. Pain, 152(2), 2673-2674. [More Information]
  • Stanwell, P., Siddall, P., Keshava, N., Cocuzzo, D., Ramadan, S., Lin, A., Herbert, D., Craig, A., Tran, Y., Middleton, J., Cousins, M., et al (2010). Neuro magnetic resonance spectroscopy using wavelet decomposition and statistical testing identifies biochemical changes in people with spinal cord injury and pain. Fertility and Sterility, 53(2), 544-552. [More Information]
  • Hirst, J., Torode, H., Sears, W., Cousins, M. (2009). Beware the Tarlov cyst. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 16(1), 78-80. [More Information]
  • Pond, B., Dalton, L., Disher, G., Cousins, M. (2009). Helping medical specialists working in rural and remote Australia deal with professional isolation: the Support Scheme for Rural Specialists. Medical Journal of Australia, 190(1), 24-27. [More Information]
  • Wrigley, P., Press, S., Gustin, S., Macefield, V., Gandevia, S., Cousins, M., Middleton, J., Henderson, L., Siddall, P. (2009). Neuropathic pain and primary somatosensory cortex reorganization following spinal cord injury. Pain, 141(1-2), 52-59. [More Information]
  • Blyth, F., Cumming, R., Brnabic, A., Cousins, M. (2008). Caregiving in the presence of chronic pain. Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 63(4), 399-407. [More Information]
  • Wrigley, P., Cousins, M. (2008). Postherpetic neuralgia an update on management and prevention. Medicine Today, 9(4), 36-44.
  • Cousins, M., Murphy, P. (2007). Intrathecal catheter granuloma with baclofen infusion - Response. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 104(1), 209-210. [More Information]
  • Que, J., Siddall, P., Cousins, M. (2007). Pain Management in a Patient With Intractable Spinal Cord Injury Pain: A Case Report and Literature Review. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 105(5), 1462-1473. [More Information]
  • Brennan, F., Carr, D., Cousins, M. (2007). Pain management: A fundamental human right. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 105(1), 205-221.
  • Cousins, M. (2007). Persistent pain: A disease entity. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 33(2S), 4-10.
  • van Leeuwen, M., Blyth, F., March, L., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2006). Chronic pain and reduced work effectiveness: the hidden cost to Australian employers. European Journal of Pain, 10(2), 161-166. [More Information]
  • Finniss, D., Murphy, P., Brooker, C., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2006). Complex regional pain syndrome in children and adolescents. European Journal of Pain, 10(8), 767-770. [More Information]
  • Molloy, A., Nicholas, M., Asghari, A., Beeston, L., Dehghani, M., Cousins, M., Brooker, C., Tonkin, L. (2006). Does a Combination of Intensive Cognitive-Behavioral Pain Management and a Spinal Implantable Device Confer any Advantage? A Preliminary Examination. Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain, 6(2), 96-103. [More Information]
  • Murphy, P., Amadeo, R., Haberman, C., Brazier, D., Cousins, M. (2006). Intrathecal catheter granuloma associated with isolated baclofen infusion. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 102(3), 848-52. [More Information]
  • Siddall, P., Stanwell, P., Woodhouse, A., Somorjai, R., Dolenko, B., Nikulin, A., Bourne, R., Himmelreich, U., Lean, C., Cousins, M., Mountford, C. (2006). Magnetic resonance spectroscopy detects biochemical changes in the brain associated with chronic low back pain: a preliminary report. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 102(4), 1164-1168. [More Information]
  • Siddall, P., Cousins, M., Otte, A., Griesing, T., Chambers, R., Murphy, T. (2006). Pregabalin in central neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury: a placebo-controlled trial. Neurology, 67(10), 1792-1800. [More Information]
  • Smith, T., Coyne, P., Staats, P., Deer, T., Stearns, L., Rauck, R., Boortz-Marx, R., Buchser, E., Catala, E., Bryce, D., Cousins, M., et al (2005). An implantable drug delivery system (IDDS) for refractory cancer pain provides sustained pain control, less drug-related toxicity, and possibly better survival compared with comprehensive medical management (CMM). Annals of Oncology, 16(5), 825-833. [More Information]
  • Blyth, F., March, L., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2005). Self-management of chronic pain: a population-based study. Pain, 113(3), 285-292. [More Information]
  • Blyth, F., March, L., Brnabic, A., Cousins, M. (2004). Chronic Pain And Frequent Use Of Health Care. Pain, 111(1-2), 51-58.
  • Cousins, M., Brazier, D., Cook, R. (2004). Intracranial Hypotension Caused By Cervical Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak: Treatment With Epidural Blood Patch. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 98(6), 1794-1797.
  • Siddall, P., Cousins, M. (2004). Persistent Pain As A Disease Entity: Implications For Clinical Management. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 99(2), 510-520.
  • Siddall, P., McClelland, J., Rutkowski, S., Cousins, M. (2003). A longitudinal study of the prevalence and characteristics of pain in the first 5 years following spinal cord injury. Pain, 103(3), 249-257.
  • Parisod, E., Siddall, P., Viney, M., McClelland, J., Cousins, M. (2003). Allodynia after acute intrathecal morphine administration in a patient with neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 97(1), 183-186.
  • Blyth, F., March, L., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2003). Chronic pain, work performance and litigation. Pain, 103(1-2), 41-47.
  • Blyth, F., March, L., Cousins, M. (2003). Chronic pain-related disability and use of analgesia and health services in a Sydney community. Medical Journal of Australia, 179(2), 84-87.
  • Walker, S., Cousins, M., Goudas, L., Carr, D. (2003). Combination spinal analgesic chemotherapy: A Systematic Review. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 95, 674-715.
  • Parisod, E., Murray, R., Cousins, M. (2003). Conversion disorder after implant of a spinal cord stimulator in a patient with a complex regional pain syndrom. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 96(1), 201-206.
  • Hocking, G., Cousins, M. (2003). Ketamine in chronic pain management: an evidence-based review. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 97(3), 1730-1739.
  • Brooker, C., Cousins, M. (2003). Neuropathic pain: a GP's guide. Medicine Today, 4(8 Suppl), 18-25.
  • Mather, L., Cousins, M. (2003). The site of action of epidural fentanyl: What can be learned by studying the difference between infusion and bolus administration? The Importance of history, one hopes. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 11, 1211-1213.
  • Walker, S., Goudas, L., Cousins, M., Carr, D. (2002). Combination spinal analgesic chemotherapy: a systematic review. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 95(3), 674-715.
  • Barratt, S., Smith, R., Kee, A., Mather, L., Cousins, M. (2002). Multimodal Analgesia and Intravenous Nutrition Preserves Total Body Protein Following Major Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 27(1), 15-22.
  • Blyth, F., March, L., Shellard, D., Cousins, M. (2002). The experience of using random digit dialling methods in a population-based chronic pain study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 26(6), 511-514.
  • Blyth, F., Cousins, M., March, L., Brnabic, A., Williamson, M., Jorm, L. (2001). Chronic pain in Australia: a prevalence study. Pain, 89, 127-134.
  • Malcolm, A., Kellow, J., Cousins, M., Phillips, S. (2001). Direct clinical evidence for spinal hyperalgesia in a patient with irritable bowel syndrome. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 96, 2427-2431.
  • Siddall, P., Molloy, A., Walker, S., Mather, L., Rutkowski, S., Cousins, M. (2000). The Efficacy of Intrathecal Morphine and Clonidine in the Treatment of Pain After Spinal Cord Injury. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 91(6), 1493-1498.

Conferences

  • Devonshire, E., Tague, G., Cousins, M., Siddall, P. (2008). Collaborating internationally to deliver high quality online postgraduate education in pain management. IASP 12th World Congress on Pain, United Kingdom: Elsevier.
  • Wrigley, P., Press, S., Gustin, S., Gandevia, S., Middleton, J., Cousins, M., Henderson, L., Siddall, P. (2008). Neuropathic pain and primary somatosensory cortex reorganization following spinal cord injury. IASP 12th World Congress on Pain, United Kingdom: Elsevier.
  • Gustin, S., Wrigley, P., Nash, P., Macefield, V., Gandevia, S., Cousins, M., Henderson, L., Siddall, P. (2007). Movement imagery increases pain in people with neuropathic pain following complete thoracic spinal cord injury. The Second International Congress on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG), on line: Elsevier.
  • Tague, G., Loftus, S., Devonshire, E., Siddall, P., Taylor, I., Cousins, M., Mather, L., Nicholas, M. (2006). International Collaboration in Graduate Pain Management Education. Pain Across the Lifespan: The 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Pain Society, unkown.

2013

  • Liem, L., Russo, M., Huygen, F., Van Buyten, J., Smet, I., Verrills, P., Cousins, M., Brooker, C., Levy, R., Deer, T., et al (2013). A multicenter, prospective trial to assess the safety and performance of the spinal modulation dorsal root ganglion neurostimulator system in the treatment of chronic pain. Neuromodulation, 16(5), 471-482. [More Information]
  • Parker, J., Karantonis, D., Single, P., Obradovic, M., Laird, J., Gorman, R., Ladd, L., Cousins, M. (2013). Electrically evoked compound action potentials recorded from the sheep spinal cord. Neuromodulation, 16(4), 295-303. [More Information]
  • Freeman, B., Ludbrook, G., Hall, S., Cousins, M., Mitchell, B., Jaros, M., Wyand, M., Gorman, J. (2013). Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, trial of transforaminal epidural etanercept for the treatment of symptomatic lumbar disc herniation. Spine, 38(23), 1986-1994. [More Information]
  • Cousins, M., Pickthorn, K., Huang, S., Critchley, L., Bell, G. (2013). The Safety and Efficacy of KAI-1678- An Inhibitor of Epsilon Protein Kinase C (εPKC)-Versus Lidocaine and Placebo for the Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia: A Crossover Study Design. Pain Medicine, 14(4), 533-540. [More Information]

2012

  • Parker, J., Karantonis, D., Single, P., Obradovic, M., Cousins, M. (2012). Compound action potentials recorded in the human spinal cord during neurostimulation for pain relief. Pain, 153(3), 593-601. [More Information]
  • Deer, T., Prager, J., Levy, R., Rathmell, J., Buchser, E., Burton, A., Caraway, D., Cousins, M., De Andres, J., Diwan, S., et al (2012). Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference 2012: Recommendations for the Management of Pain by Intrathecal (Intraspinal) Drug Delivery: Report of an Interdisciplinary Expert Panel. Neuromodulation, 15(5), 436-466. [More Information]
  • Deer, T., Prager, J., Levy, R., Rathmell, J., Buchser, E., Burton, A., Caraway, D., Cousins, M., De Andres, J., Diwan, S., et al (2012). Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference-2012: Consensus on Diagnosis, Detection, and Treatment of Catheter-Tip Granulomas (Inflammatory Masses). Neuromodulation, 15(5), 483-496. [More Information]
  • Deer, T., Prager, J., Levy, R., Burton, A., Buchser, E., Caraway, D., Cousins, M., De Andres, J., Diwan, S., Erdek, M., et al (2012). Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference-2012: Recommendations on Trialing for Intrathecal (Intraspinal) Drug Delivery: Report of an Interdisciplinary Expert Panel. Neuromodulation, 15(5), 420-435. [More Information]
  • Cousins, M. (2012). Should opioids be used for chronic non-cancer pain? Medical Journal of Australia, 196(5), 312-313. [More Information]
  • Cousins, M. (2012). Unrelieved pain: A major health care priority. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(6), 373-374. [More Information]

2011

  • Cousins, M., Lynch, M. (2011). The Declaration Montreal: access to pain management is a fundamental human right. Pain, 152(2), 2673-2674. [More Information]

2010

  • Stanwell, P., Siddall, P., Keshava, N., Cocuzzo, D., Ramadan, S., Lin, A., Herbert, D., Craig, A., Tran, Y., Middleton, J., Cousins, M., et al (2010). Neuro magnetic resonance spectroscopy using wavelet decomposition and statistical testing identifies biochemical changes in people with spinal cord injury and pain. Fertility and Sterility, 53(2), 544-552. [More Information]

2009

  • Hirst, J., Torode, H., Sears, W., Cousins, M. (2009). Beware the Tarlov cyst. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 16(1), 78-80. [More Information]
  • Pond, B., Dalton, L., Disher, G., Cousins, M. (2009). Helping medical specialists working in rural and remote Australia deal with professional isolation: the Support Scheme for Rural Specialists. Medical Journal of Australia, 190(1), 24-27. [More Information]
  • Cousins, M., Siddall, P. (2009). Introduction to pain mechanisms: implications for neural blockade. Neural Blockade in Clinical Anesthesia and Pain MedicinE, (pp. 661-692). United States of America: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Ltd.
  • Wrigley, P., Press, S., Gustin, S., Macefield, V., Gandevia, S., Cousins, M., Middleton, J., Henderson, L., Siddall, P. (2009). Neuropathic pain and primary somatosensory cortex reorganization following spinal cord injury. Pain, 141(1-2), 52-59. [More Information]

2008

  • Blyth, F., Cumming, R., Brnabic, A., Cousins, M. (2008). Caregiving in the presence of chronic pain. Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 63(4), 399-407. [More Information]
  • Devonshire, E., Tague, G., Cousins, M., Siddall, P. (2008). Collaborating internationally to deliver high quality online postgraduate education in pain management. IASP 12th World Congress on Pain, United Kingdom: Elsevier.
  • Wrigley, P., Press, S., Gustin, S., Gandevia, S., Middleton, J., Cousins, M., Henderson, L., Siddall, P. (2008). Neuropathic pain and primary somatosensory cortex reorganization following spinal cord injury. IASP 12th World Congress on Pain, United Kingdom: Elsevier.
  • Siddall, P., Cousins, M. (2008). Physiology of pain. In Ian Power, Peter Kam (Eds.), Principles of Physiology for the Anaesthetist, (pp. 381-398). London, United Kingdom: Hodder Education.
  • Wrigley, P., Cousins, M. (2008). Postherpetic neuralgia an update on management and prevention. Medicine Today, 9(4), 36-44.

2007

  • Cousins, M., Murphy, P. (2007). Intrathecal catheter granuloma with baclofen infusion - Response. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 104(1), 209-210. [More Information]
  • Gustin, S., Wrigley, P., Nash, P., Macefield, V., Gandevia, S., Cousins, M., Henderson, L., Siddall, P. (2007). Movement imagery increases pain in people with neuropathic pain following complete thoracic spinal cord injury. The Second International Congress on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG), on line: Elsevier.
  • Que, J., Siddall, P., Cousins, M. (2007). Pain Management in a Patient With Intractable Spinal Cord Injury Pain: A Case Report and Literature Review. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 105(5), 1462-1473. [More Information]
  • Brennan, F., Carr, D., Cousins, M. (2007). Pain management: A fundamental human right. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 105(1), 205-221.
  • Cousins, M. (2007). Persistent pain: A disease entity. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 33(2S), 4-10.

2006

  • van Leeuwen, M., Blyth, F., March, L., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2006). Chronic pain and reduced work effectiveness: the hidden cost to Australian employers. European Journal of Pain, 10(2), 161-166. [More Information]
  • Finniss, D., Murphy, P., Brooker, C., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2006). Complex regional pain syndrome in children and adolescents. European Journal of Pain, 10(8), 767-770. [More Information]
  • Molloy, A., Nicholas, M., Asghari, A., Beeston, L., Dehghani, M., Cousins, M., Brooker, C., Tonkin, L. (2006). Does a Combination of Intensive Cognitive-Behavioral Pain Management and a Spinal Implantable Device Confer any Advantage? A Preliminary Examination. Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain, 6(2), 96-103. [More Information]
  • Tague, G., Loftus, S., Devonshire, E., Siddall, P., Taylor, I., Cousins, M., Mather, L., Nicholas, M. (2006). International Collaboration in Graduate Pain Management Education. Pain Across the Lifespan: The 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Pain Society, unkown.
  • Murphy, P., Amadeo, R., Haberman, C., Brazier, D., Cousins, M. (2006). Intrathecal catheter granuloma associated with isolated baclofen infusion. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 102(3), 848-52. [More Information]
  • Siddall, P., Stanwell, P., Woodhouse, A., Somorjai, R., Dolenko, B., Nikulin, A., Bourne, R., Himmelreich, U., Lean, C., Cousins, M., Mountford, C. (2006). Magnetic resonance spectroscopy detects biochemical changes in the brain associated with chronic low back pain: a preliminary report. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 102(4), 1164-1168. [More Information]
  • Siddall, P., Cousins, M., Otte, A., Griesing, T., Chambers, R., Murphy, T. (2006). Pregabalin in central neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury: a placebo-controlled trial. Neurology, 67(10), 1792-1800. [More Information]

2005

  • Smith, T., Coyne, P., Staats, P., Deer, T., Stearns, L., Rauck, R., Boortz-Marx, R., Buchser, E., Catala, E., Bryce, D., Cousins, M., et al (2005). An implantable drug delivery system (IDDS) for refractory cancer pain provides sustained pain control, less drug-related toxicity, and possibly better survival compared with comprehensive medical management (CMM). Annals of Oncology, 16(5), 825-833. [More Information]
  • Cousins, M., Murphy, P. (2005). Neural Blockade & Neuromodulation in Persistent Pain Management in Merskey H. Loeser JD, Dubner R. The Paths of Pain 1975-2005. IASP Press. Seattle. In Merskey H; Loeser J; Dubner R (Eds.), The Paths of Pain 1975-2005, (pp. 447-468). Seattle: IASP PRESS.
  • Blyth, F., March, L., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2005). Self-management of chronic pain: a population-based study. Pain, 113(3), 285-292. [More Information]

2004

  • Blyth, F., March, L., Brnabic, A., Cousins, M. (2004). Chronic Pain And Frequent Use Of Health Care. Pain, 111(1-2), 51-58.
  • Cousins, M., Brazier, D., Cook, R. (2004). Intracranial Hypotension Caused By Cervical Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak: Treatment With Epidural Blood Patch. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 98(6), 1794-1797.
  • Siddall, P., Cousins, M. (2004). Persistent Pain As A Disease Entity: Implications For Clinical Management. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 99(2), 510-520.

2003

  • Siddall, P., McClelland, J., Rutkowski, S., Cousins, M. (2003). A longitudinal study of the prevalence and characteristics of pain in the first 5 years following spinal cord injury. Pain, 103(3), 249-257.
  • Parisod, E., Siddall, P., Viney, M., McClelland, J., Cousins, M. (2003). Allodynia after acute intrathecal morphine administration in a patient with neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 97(1), 183-186.
  • Blyth, F., March, L., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2003). Chronic pain, work performance and litigation. Pain, 103(1-2), 41-47.
  • Blyth, F., March, L., Cousins, M. (2003). Chronic pain-related disability and use of analgesia and health services in a Sydney community. Medical Journal of Australia, 179(2), 84-87.
  • Walker, S., Cousins, M., Goudas, L., Carr, D. (2003). Combination spinal analgesic chemotherapy: A Systematic Review. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 95, 674-715.
  • Parisod, E., Murray, R., Cousins, M. (2003). Conversion disorder after implant of a spinal cord stimulator in a patient with a complex regional pain syndrom. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 96(1), 201-206.
  • Cousins, M. (2003). History of the development of pain management with spinal opioid and non-opioid drugs. In Meldrum (Eds.), Opiods and Pain Relief: A Historical Perspective, (pp. 131-140). USA: International Association for the Study of Pain Press.
  • Hocking, G., Cousins, M. (2003). Ketamine in chronic pain management: an evidence-based review. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 97(3), 1730-1739.
  • Brooker, C., Cousins, M. (2003). Neuropathic pain: a GP's guide. Medicine Today, 4(8 Suppl), 18-25.
  • Mather, L., Cousins, M. (2003). The site of action of epidural fentanyl: What can be learned by studying the difference between infusion and bolus administration? The Importance of history, one hopes. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 11, 1211-1213.

2002

  • Walker, S., Goudas, L., Cousins, M., Carr, D. (2002). Combination spinal analgesic chemotherapy: a systematic review. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 95(3), 674-715.
  • Walker, S., Cousins, M. (2002). Medical versus Multidimensional Management of Chronic Pain. In Kim J. Burchiel (Eds.), Surgical Management of Pain, (pp. 181-196). United States: Georg Thieme Verlag.
  • Barratt, S., Smith, R., Kee, A., Mather, L., Cousins, M. (2002). Multimodal Analgesia and Intravenous Nutrition Preserves Total Body Protein Following Major Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 27(1), 15-22.
  • Blyth, F., March, L., Shellard, D., Cousins, M. (2002). The experience of using random digit dialling methods in a population-based chronic pain study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 26(6), 511-514.

2001

  • Blyth, F., Cousins, M., March, L., Brnabic, A., Williamson, M., Jorm, L. (2001). Chronic pain in Australia: a prevalence study. Pain, 89, 127-134.
  • Malcolm, A., Kellow, J., Cousins, M., Phillips, S. (2001). Direct clinical evidence for spinal hyperalgesia in a patient with irritable bowel syndrome. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 96, 2427-2431.

2000

  • Siddall, P., Molloy, A., Walker, S., Mather, L., Rutkowski, S., Cousins, M. (2000). The Efficacy of Intrathecal Morphine and Clonidine in the Treatment of Pain After Spinal Cord Injury. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 91(6), 1493-1498.

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