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Neil Lawrence Schechter, M.D.

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1998
Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children's Pain Relief
2010
June Dahl Lectureship
2011
Richard Goldbloom, MD Lectureship Award

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  1. Schechter NL, Coakley R, Nurko S. The Golden Half Hour in Chronic Pediatric Pain-Feedback as the First Intervention. JAMA Pediatr. 2020 Jul 06. PMID: 32628256.
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  2. Hale AE, Smith AM, Christiana JS, Burch E, Schechter NL, Beinvogl BC, Paul F, Henaghan AS, Logan D, Nurko S. Perceptions of Pain Treatment in Pediatric Patients With Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Clin J Pain. 2020 Jul; 36(7):550-557. PMID: 32310832.
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  3. Schechter NL, Nurko S. Unintentional Symptom Intensification by Doctors. Pediatrics. 2019 11; 144(5). PMID: 31575623.
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  4. Eccleston C, Fisher E, Cooper TE, Grégoire MC, Heathcote LC, Krane E, Lord SM, Sethna NF, Anderson AK, Anderson B, Clinch J, Gray AL, Gold JI, Howard RF, Ljungman G, Moore RA, Schechter N, Wiffen PJ, Wilkinson NMR, Williams DG, Wood C, van Tilburg MAL, Zernikow B. Pharmacological interventions for chronic pain in children: an overview of systematic reviews. Pain. 2019 08; 160(8):1698-1707. PMID: 31335640.
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  5. Hubbard CS, Becerra L, Heinz N, Ludwick A, Rasooly T, Yendiki A, Wu R, Schechter NL, Nurko S, Borsook D. Microstructural White Matter Abnormalities in the Dorsal Cingulum of Adolescents with IBS. eNeuro. 2018 Jul-Aug; 5(4). PMID: 30109260.
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  6. Beinvogl B, Burch E, Snyder J, Schechter N, Hale A, Okazaki Y, Paul F, Warman K, Nurko S. Multidisciplinary Treatment Reduces Pain and Increases Function in Children With Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 04; 17(5):994-996. PMID: 30055266.
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  7. Basch MC, Chow ET, Logan DE, Borsook D, Schechter NL, Simons LE. Cumulative effects of multiple pain sites in youth with chronic pain. Eur J Pain. 2018 07; 22(6):1134-1141. PMID: 29436161.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Koechlin H, Coakley R, Schechter N, Werner C, Kossowsky J. The role of emotion regulation in chronic pain: A systematic literature review. J Psychosom Res. 2018 04; 107:38-45. PMID: 29502762.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  9. Cooper TE, Wiffen PJ, Heathcote LC, Clinch J, Howard R, Krane E, Lord SM, Sethna N, Schechter N, Wood C. Antiepileptic drugs for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 08 05; 8:CD012536. PMID: 28779491.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Cooper TE, Heathcote LC, Clinch J, Gold JI, Howard R, Lord SM, Schechter N, Wood C, Wiffen PJ. Antidepressants for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 08 05; 8:CD012535. PMID: 28779487.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Hubbard CS, Becerra L, Heinz N, Ludwick A, Rasooly T, Wu R, Johnson A, Schechter NL, Borsook D, Nurko S. Abdominal Pain, the Adolescent and Altered Brain Structure and Function. PLoS One. 2016; 11(5):e0156545. PMID: 27244227.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Schechter NL, Walco GA. The Potential Impact on Children of the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Above All, Do No Harm. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 05 01; 170(5):425-6. PMID: 26977702.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Benninga MA, Faure C, Hyman PE, St James Roberts I, Schechter NL, Nurko S. Childhood Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Neonate/Toddler. Gastroenterology. 2016 Feb 15. PMID: 27144631.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    
  14. Fleegler EW, Schechter NL. Pain and Prejudice. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Nov; 169(11):991-3. PMID: 26366851.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Basch MC, Chow ET, Logan DE, Schechter NL, Simons LE. Perspectives on the clinical significance of functional pain syndromes in children. J Pain Res. 2015; 8:675-86. PMID: 26504406.
    Citations: 2     
  16. Simons LE, Smith A, Ibagon C, Coakley R, Logan DE, Schechter N, Borsook D, Hill JC. Pediatric Pain Screening Tool: rapid identification of risk in youth with pain complaints. Pain. 2015 Aug; 156(8):1511-8. PMID: 25906349.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Schechter NL. Don'T forget palliative patients--reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Mar; 169(3):286-7. PMID: 25730688.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Schechter NL. In reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Dec; 168(12):1168. PMID: 25436850.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Schechter NL. Pediatric pain management and opioids: the baby and the bathwater. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Nov; 168(11):987-8. PMID: 25200481.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Schechter NL. Functional pain: time for a new name. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 168(8):693-4. PMID: 24887181.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Schechter NL. The descent. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 168(6):509-10. PMID: 24710607.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Bromberg MH, Schechter NL, Nurko S, Zempsky WT, Schanberg LE. Persistent pain in chronically ill children without detectable disease activity. Pain Manag. 2014 May; 4(3):211-9. PMID: 24953073.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Schechter NL. Chronic pain syndromes in childhood: one trunk, many branches. Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain. 2014.
  24. Berberich FR Schechter NL. Common pain problems in the pediatric setting. Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain. 2014.
  25. Coakley R Schechter NL. Chronic pain is like....the clinical use of analogy and metaphor in the treatment of pain in children. Pediatric Pain Letter. 2013; 15(1):1-8.
  26. Schechter NL. Using sucrose-with eyes wide open. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Jul 01; 166(7):667-9. PMID: 22751887.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Berberich FR, Schechter NL. Pediatric office pain: crying for attention. Pediatrics. 2012 Apr; 129(4):e1057-9. PMID: 22392175.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Schechter NL, Bernstein BA, Zempsky WT, Bright NS, Willard AK. Educational outreach to reduce immunization pain in office settings. Pediatrics. 2010 Dec; 126(6):e1514-21. PMID: 21078736.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  29. Schechter NL Palermo TM Walco GA Berde CB. Persistent pain in children. Bonica's Management of Pain . 2010.
  30. Schechter NL Finley GA Bright NS Laycock M Forgeron P. ChildKind: a global initiative to reduce pain in children. Pediatric Pain Letter. 2010; 12(3):26-30.
  31. Zempsky WT, Loiselle KA, McKay K, Lee BH, Hagstrom JN, Schechter NL. Do children with sickle cell disease receive disparate care for pain in the emergency department? J Emerg Med. 2010 Nov; 39(5):691-5. PMID: 19703740.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Schechter NL. From the Ouchless Place to Comfort Central: the evolution of a concept. Pediatrics. 2008 Nov; 122 Suppl 3:S154-60. PMID: 18978009.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Schechter NL. Overmedicalization in developmental-behavioral pediatrics. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2008 Oct; 29(5):411-3. PMID: 18852611.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Zempsky WT, Loiselle KA, McKay K, Blake GL, Hagstrom JN, Schechter NL, Kain ZN. Retrospective evaluation of pain assessment and treatment for acute vasoocclusive episodes in children with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Aug; 51(2):265-8. PMID: 18386784.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. McGrath PJ, Walco GA, Turk DC, Dworkin RH, Brown MT, Davidson K, Eccleston C, Finley GA, Goldschneider K, Haverkos L, Hertz SH, Ljungman G, Palermo T, Rappaport BA, Rhodes T, Schechter N, Scott J, Sethna N, Svensson OK, Stinson J, von Baeyer CL, Walker L, Weisman S, White RE, Zajicek A, Zeltzer L. Core outcome domains and measures for pediatric acute and chronic/recurrent pain clinical trials: PedIMMPACT recommendations. J Pain. 2008 Sep; 9(9):771-83. PMID: 18562251.
    Citations: 152     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Zempsky WT, Robbins B, Richards PT, Leong MS, Schechter NL. A novel needle-free powder lidocaine delivery system for rapid local analgesia. J Pediatr. 2008 Mar; 152(3):405-11. PMID: 18280850.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Van Epps S, Zempsky W, Schechter N, Pescatello LS, Lerer T. The effects of a two-week trial of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pediatric chronic back pain. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Aug; 34(2):115-7. PMID: 17555919.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Schechter NL, Zempsky WT, Cohen LL, McGrath PJ, McMurtry CM, Bright NS. Pain reduction during pediatric immunizations: evidence-based review and recommendations. Pediatrics. 2007 May; 119(5):e1184-98. PMID: 17473085.
    Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  39. Schechter N. Neonatal pain. J Paediatr Child Health. 2006 Jan-Feb; 42(1-2):2-3. PMID: 16487379.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Zempsky WT, Schechter NL. What's new in the management of pain in children. Pediatr Rev. 2003 Oct; 24(10):337-48. PMID: 14523160.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Schechter NL, Berde CB, Yaster M. . Pain in infants, children, and adolescents.2nd Edition. 2003.
  42. Zempsky WT, Schechter NL. Office-based pain management. The 15-minute consultation. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2000 Jun; 47(3):601-15. PMID: 10835993.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Zempsky WT, Schechter NL. IMpact-RSV Study Group report. Pediatrics. 1999 Oct; 104(4 Pt 1):993-4; author reply 995. PMID: 10532865.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Schechter NL, Zeltzer LK. Pediatric pain: new directions from a developmental perspective. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 1999 Aug; 20(4):209-10. PMID: 10475593.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Kurtis PS, DeSilva HN, Bernstein BA, Malakh L, Schechter NL. A comparison of the Mogen and Gomco clamps in combination with dorsal penile nerve block in minimizing the pain of neonatal circumcision. Pediatrics. 1999 Feb; 103(2):E23. PMID: 9925869.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  46. Weisman SJ, Bernstein B, Schechter NL. Consequences of inadequate analgesia during painful procedures in children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1998 Feb; 152(2):147-9. PMID: 9491040.
    Citations: 56     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  47. Sacheti A, Szemere J, Bernstein B, Tafas T, Schechter N, Tsipouras P. Chronic pain is a manifestation of the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. J Pain Symptom Manage. 1997 Aug; 14(2):88-93. PMID: 9262038.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Schechter NL, Blankson V, Pachter LM, Sullivan CM, Costa L. The ouchless place: no pain, children's gain. Pediatrics. 1997 Jun; 99(6):890-4. PMID: 9164787.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Yaster M, Schechter N. Pain and human immunodeficiency virus infection in children. Pediatrics. 1996 Sep; 98(3 Pt 1):455-6. PMID: 8784374.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  50. Schechter NL, Weisman SJ, Rosenblum M, Bernstein B, Conard PL. The use of oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate for painful procedures in children. Pediatrics. 1995 Mar; 95(3):335-9. PMID: 7862469.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  51. Schechter NL. Common pain problems in the general pediatric setting. Pediatr Ann. 1995 Mar; 24(3):139, 143-6. PMID: 7603768.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  52. Schutzman SA, Burg J, Liebelt E, Strafford M, Schechter N, Wisk M, Fleisher G. Oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate for premedication of children undergoing laceration repair. Ann Emerg Med. 1994 Dec; 24(6):1059-64. PMID: 7978586.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
  53. Walco GA, Cassidy RC, Schechter NL. Pain, hurt, and harm. The ethics of pain control in infants and children. N Engl J Med. 1994 Aug 25; 331(8):541-4. PMID: 8041423.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Schichor A, Bernstein B, Weinerman H, Fitzgerald J, Yordan E, Schechter N. Lidocaine as a diluent for ceftriaxone in the treatment of gonorrhea. Does it reduce the pain of the injection? Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1994 Jan; 148(1):72-5. PMID: 8143016.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  55. Zeltzer LK, Barr RG, McGrath PA, Schechter NL. Pediatric pain: interacting behavioral and physical factors. Pediatrics. 1992 Nov; 90(5 Pt 2):816-21. PMID: 1437412.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Weisman SJ, Schechter NL. Therapeutic orphans. Pediatrics. 1992 Apr; 89(4 Pt 1):688-9. PMID: 1557259.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  57. Cheigh JS, Suthanthiran M, Fotino M, Riggio RR, Schechter N, Stubenbord WT, Stenzel KH, Rubin AL. Minimal sensitization and excellent renal allograft outcome following donor-specific blood transfusion with a short course of cyclosporine. Transplantation. 1991 Feb; 51(2):378-81. PMID: 1825244.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  58. Schechter NL, Bernstein BA, Beck A, Hart L, Scherzer L. Individual differences in children's response to pain: role of temperament and parental characteristics. Pediatrics. 1991 Feb; 87(2):171-7. PMID: 1987527.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  59. Weisman SJ, Schechter NL. The management of pain in children. Pediatr Rev. 1991 Feb; 12(8):237-43. PMID: 2006126.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Zeltzer LK, Altman A, Cohen D, LeBaron S, Munuksela EL, Schechter NL. American Academy of Pediatrics Report of the Subcommittee on the Management of Pain Associated with Procedures in Children with Cancer. Pediatrics. 1990 Nov; 86(5 Pt 2):826-31. PMID: 2216645.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  61. Zeltzer LK, Anderson CT, Schechter NL. Pediatric pain: current status and new directions. Curr Probl Pediatr. 1990 Aug; 20(8):409-86. PMID: 2209068.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  62. Schechter NL. The undertreatment of pain in children: an overview. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1989 Aug; 36(4):781-94. PMID: 2666929.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  63. Schechter NL. Management of pain in children. Aust Paediatr J. 1989 Feb; 25(1):1-2. PMID: 2658942.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Schechter NL, Berrien FB, Katz SM. PCA for adolescents in sickle-cell crisis. Am J Nurs. 1988 May; 88(5):719, 721-2. PMID: 3364481.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  65. Schechter NL, Berrien FB, Katz SM. The use of patient-controlled analgesia in adolescents with sickle cell pain crisis: a preliminary report. J Pain Symptom Manage. 1988; 3(2):109-13. PMID: 3356915.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  66. Schechter NL, Allen D. Physicians' attitudes toward pain in children. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 1986 Dec; 7(6):350-4. PMID: 2879855.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  67. Schechter NL, Allen DA, Hanson K. Status of pediatric pain control: a comparison of hospital analgesic usage in children and adults. Pediatrics. 1986 Jan; 77(1):11-5. PMID: 2415909.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  68. Schechter NL. Pain and pain control in children. Curr Probl Pediatr. 1985 May; 15(5):1-67. PMID: 2861066.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  69. Schechter NL. Recurrent pains in children: an overview and an approach. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1984 Oct; 31(5):949-68. PMID: 6148731.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  70. Schechter NL. The baby and the bathwater: hyperactivity and the medicalization of child rearing. Perspect Biol Med. 1982; 25(3):406-16. PMID: 6763681.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  71. Schechter NL. St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT. Children's psychosocial problems: a holistic approach. Hosp Prog. 1981 May; 62(5):57-8. PMID: 10251024.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
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