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Orofacial Pain: Problem Based Learning (2005, Sydney University Press)

Book chapters:

History and examination for orofacial pain (In: Textbook of Orofacial Pain, Oxford University Press 2007)

Management of idiopathic facial pain (In: Realities Clinique, France 2007)

Manual of Orofacial Pain (John Wiley Pub. 2016)

Peer reviewed publications:

  1. Vickers ER, Punnia-Moorthy A (1992). A clinical evaluation of three topical anaesthetic agents. Australian Dental Journal 37: 266-270.
  2. Sved AM, Wong JD, Donkor P, Horan J, Rix L, Curtin J, Vickers ER (1992). Complications associated with maxillary nerve block anaesthesia via the greater palatine canal. Australian Dental Journal 37: 340-345.
  3. Vickers ER, Punnia-Moorthy A (1993). Pulpal anesthesia from a eutectic topical anesthetic. Quintessence International 24: 547-551.
  4. Vickers ER, Cousins M (1994). Management of chronic oro-facial pain. Australian Family Physician 20: 2315-2321.
  5. Vickers ER, Cousins M (1994). Temporomandibular Disorders. General Practitioner 20: 24-25
  6. Vickers ER, Marzbani N, Gerzina TM, McLean C, Punnia-Moorthy A, Mather L (1997). Pharmacokinetics of 5% EMLA cream application to oral mucosa. Anesthesia Progress 44: 32-37.
  7. Vickers ER, Cousins M, Walker S, Chisholm K (1998). Analysis of 50 patients with atypical odontalgia: a preliminary report on pharmacological procedures for diagnosis and treatment. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics 85: 24-32.
  8. Vickers ER, Cousins M, Woodhouse A (1998). Pain description and severity of chronic orofacial pain conditions. Australian Dental Journal 43: 403-409.
  9. Vickers ER, Cousins M, Nicholas M (2000). Facial pain – a biopsychosocial  problem. Medicine Today 11: 42-48.
  10. Goebel C, Mackay LG, Vickers ER, Mather LE (2000). Determination of defensin HNP-1, HNP-2, and HNP-3 in human saliva by using LC/MS. Peptides 21: 757-765.
  11. Vickers ER, Cousins M (2000). Neuropathic orofacial pain. Part 1: Prevalence and pathophysiology. Australian Endodontic Journal 26: 19-26.
  12. Vickers ER, Cousins M (2000). Neuropathic orofacial pain. Part 2: Diagnostic procedures, treatment guidelines and case reports. Australian Endodontic Journal 26: 53-63.
  13. Brooker C, Vickers ER. Orofacial Pain. Anaesthesia Review (2001).
  14. Vickers ER, Goebel C, Mather LE, Mackay L, Wells RJ (2001). High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of bradykinin in saliva: a critical review and a new method. Journal of Chromatography B 755: 101-110.
  15. Cox S, Piatkov I, Vickers ER, Ma G. (2004) High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of arecoline in human saliva. J Chromatogr A. 2;1032(1-2):93-5.
  16. Hogg CJ, Vickers ER, Rogers TL. (2005) Determination of testosterone in saliva  and blow of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 25;814(2):339-46.
  17. Vickers ER, Boocock H. (2005). Chronic orofacial pain is associated with psychological morbidity and negative personality changes: a comparison to the general population. Aust Dent J.50: 21-30.
  18. Vickers ER, Boocock H, Harris RD, Bradshaw J, Cooper M, Vickers P, Cannon P. (2006) Analysis of the acute postoperative pain experience following oral surgery: identification of ‘unaffected’, ‘disabled’ and ‘depressed, anxious and disabled’ patient clusters. Aust Dent J. 51: 69-77.
  19. Cox S, Vickers ER, Ghu S, Zoellner H. (2010). Salivary arecoline levels during  areca nut chewing in human volunteers. J Oral Pathol Med. 2010 Jul;39(6):465-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0714.2009.00881.x. Epub 2010 Apr 13.
  20. Vickers ER, Karsten E, Flood J, Lilischkis R. (2014). A preliminary report on stem cell therapy for neuropathic pain in humans. J Pain Res. 2014 May 8;7:255-63. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S63361. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24855388
  21. Vickers ER. Neuropathic orofacial pain: Diagnosis and multimodal management. MedicineToday 2015, 16(9), 16-24.
  22. Vickers ER, Woodcock KL. Raspberry leaf herbal extract significantly reduces pain and inflammation in oral lichen planus patients – a case series analysis. Open Journal of Dentistry and Oral Medicine 2015, 3(3), 73 – 81. DOI:  10.13189/ojdom.2015.030303
  23. Eynab Alshelh, Flavia Di Pietro, Andrew Youssef, Jenna Reeves, Paul Macey, E.Russell Vickers, Chris Peck, Greg Murray, and Luke Henderson. Chronic neuropathic pain: it’s about the rhythm. The Journal of Neuroscience, 20 January 2016, 36(3):1008-1018; doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2768-15.2016
  24. Vickers ER (2017) An Analysis of the Safety and Efficacy of Topical Zinc-Thymulin to treat Androgenetic Alopecia. Hair Ther Transplant 7:147. doi:10.4172/2167-0951.1000147

Case Reports:

Vickers ER, Cousins MJ (1999). Case study of medical student with neuropathic pain: diagnostic and treatment guidelines. Medical Observer Jan: 25.
Vickers ER, Rix L (1999). A synopsis of oral pathology. Medical Observer April: 58-59.
Vickers ER (2000). Oral infections. Medical Observer Feb: 46-47.
Parashos P, Vickers ER (2000). Atypical odontalgia – case report. Australian Endodontic Journal 26: 121-123.
Vickers ER (2001) Paget’s disease. Medical Observer 9 February: 40.
Vickers ER (2001) Leukoplakia and candidiasis. Medical Observer 16 February: 38.
Vickers ER (2001) Torus palatinus. Medical Observer 2 March: 50.
Vickers ER (2001) Oral ulceration. Medical Observer 11 May: 48-49.
Vickers ER (2001). Hairy tongue. Medical Observer (June)

Conference proceedings and scientific abstracts:

~ 25 lectures at international and national meetings as a keynote or plenary lecturer
~ 75 lectures at state and metropolitan level as an invited lecturer
~ 50 scientific abstracts presented at conferences

Journal reviewer:

Journal of Orofacial Pain
Medical Journal of Australia
Anaesthesia and Analgesia
Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine

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