Publications

Keeney BJ, Fulton-Kehoe D, Wickizer TM, Turner JA, Chan KCG, Franklin GM. Clinically Significant Weight Gain One Year After Occupational Back Injury. J Occup Environ Med 2012 Dec 14 [Epub ahead of print].

Keeney BJ, Fulton-Kehoe D, Turner JA, Wickizer TM, Chan KCG, Franklin GM. Early Predictors of Lumbar Spine Surgery after Occupational Back Injury: Results from a Prospective Study of Workers in Washington State. Spine 2012 Dec 12 [Epub ahead of print].

Keeney BJ, Turner JA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Wickizer TM, Gary Chan KC, Franklin GM.  Early Predictors of Occupational Back Re-Injury: Results from a Prospective Study of Workers in Washington State. Spine 38:178-187, 2013.

Martin BI, Mirza SK, Franklin GM, Lurie JD, Mackenzie TA, Deyo RA. Hospital and Surgeon Variation in Complications and Repeat Surgery Following Incident Lumbar Fusion for Common Degenerative Diagnoses. Health Serv Res 48:1-25, 2013.

England, JD, Franklin GM. Difficult decisions: managing chronic neuropathic pain with opioids. Continuum (Minneap Minn) 18(1):181-4, 2012.

Spector JT, Turner JA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin G. Pre-surgery disability compensation predicts long-term disability among workers with carpal tunnel syndrome. Am J Ind Med 55:816-832, 2012.

Graves JM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Jarvik JG, Franklin GM. Early imaging for acute low back pain: One-year health and disability outcomes among Washington State workers. Spine 2012 37:1617-1627, 2012.

Franklin GM, Mai J, Turner, J, Sullivan, M, Wickizer T, Fulton-Kehoe D. Bending the prescription opioid dosing and mortality curves: Impact of the Washington State Opioid Dosing Guideline. Am J Ind Med 55:325-331, 2012.

Graves JM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Martin DP, Jarvik JG, Franklin GM. Factors associated with early MRI utilization for acute occupational low back pain: A population-based study from Washington State workers compensation. Spine 37:1708-1718, 2012.

Morse JS, Stockbridge H, Egan KB, Mai J, Wickizer T, Franklin GM. Primary care survey of the value and effectiveness of the Washington State Opioid Dosing Guideline. J Opioid Manag 7:427-33, 2011.

Wickizer TM, Franklin G, Fulton-Kehoe D, Gluck J, Mootz R, Smith-Weller T, Plaeger-Brockway R. Improving quality, preventing disability and reducing costs in workers’ compensation healthcare: A population-based intervention study. Med Care 49:1105-11, 2011.

England JD, Franklin GM. Automated hand-held devices: Raw data, raw interpretations. Muscle & Nerve 43: 6-8, 2011.

Bever CT, Franklin GM, Kaufman JM, Esper GJ. Role of professionalism in improving the patient-centeredness, timeliness, and equity of neurological care. Arch Neurol  67: 1386-90, 2010.

Juratli SM, Nayan M, Fulton-Kehoe D, Robinson LR, Franklin GM. A population-based study of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow in Washington State workers’ compensation. Am J Ind Med  53: 1242-51, 2010.

Daniell WE, Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin GM. Work-related carpal tunnel syndrome in Washington State workers’ compensation: utilization of surgery and the duration of lost work. Am J Ind Med 52:931-942, 2009.

Franklin GM, Budenholzer BR. Implementing evidence-based health policy in Washington State. N Engl J Med 361:18, 2009.

Franklin GM, Rahman EA, Turner JA, Daniell WE, Fulton-Kehoe D. Opioid use for chronic back pain: A prospective, population-based study among injured workers in Washington State, 2002-2005. Clin J Pain 25:743-751, 2009.

Juratli SM, Mirza SK, Fulton-Kehoe D, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM. Mortality after lumbar fusion surgery. Spine 34:740-747, 2009.

Turner JA, Franklin G, Fulton-Kehoe D, Sheppard L, Stover B, Wu R, Gluck JV, Wickizer TM. ISSLS prize winner: Early predictors of chronic work disability: A prospective, population-based study of workers with back injuries. Spine 33:2809-2818, 2008.

Sears JM, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM. Overstating the prevalence of symptom exaggeration in workers’ compensation cases. J Hand Surg Am 33:1014-1015, 2008.

Jarvik HG, Comstock BA, Heagerty PJ, Haynor DR, Fulton-Kehoe D, Kliot M, Franklin GM. Magnetic resonance imaging compared with electrodiagnostic studies in patients with suspected carpal tunnel syndrome: predicting symptoms, function and surgical benefit at 1 year. J Neurosurg 108:541-550, 2008.

Fulton-Kehoe D, Stover B, Turner JA, Sheppard L, Gluck J, Wickizer T, Franklin GM. Development of a brief questionnaire to predict long-term disability. J Occup Environ Med 50:1042-1052, 2008.

Sears JM, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM, Cheadle AD, Berkowitz B. Expanding the role of nurse practitioners: effects on rural access to care for injured workers. J Rural Health 24:171-178, 2008.

Bever CT, Holloway RG, Iverson DJ, Dubinsky RM, Richardson RM, Sheffield JK, Wang DZ, Franklin GM, Miyasaki JM, Tonn ST, Stevens JC. Invited article: Neurology and quality improvement–An introduction. Neurology 70:1636-1640, 2008.

Franklin GM, Stover BD, Turner JA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Wickizer TM. Early opioid prescription and subsequent disability among workers with back injuries: The Disability Risk Identification Study Cohort. Spine 33:199-204, 2008.

Franklin GM, Stover BD, Turner JA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Wickizer TM. Early opioid prescription and subsequent disability among workers with low back injury: the D-RISC study. Spine 33:199-204, 2008.

Sears JM, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM, Cheadle AD, Berkowitz B. Nurse practitioners as attending providers for injured workers: Evaluating the effect of role expansion on disability and costs. Med Care 45:1154-1161, 2007.

Sears JM, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM, Cheadle AD,Berkowitz B. Nurse practitioners as attending providers for workers with uncomplicated back injuries: Using administrative data to evaluate quality and process of care. J Occup Environ Med 49:900-908, 2007.

Turner JA, Franklin G, Fulton-Kehoe D, Sheppard L, Wickizer TM, Wu R, Gluck JV, Egan K, Stover B. Early predictors of chronic work disability associated with carpal tunnel syndrome: a longitudinal workers’ compensation cohort study. Am J Ind Med 50:489-500, 2007.

Fulton-Kehoe D, Gluck J, Wu R, Mootz R, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM. Measuring work disability: What can administrative data tell us about patient outcomes? J Occup Environ Med 49:651-658, 2007.

Stover B, Wickizer TM, Zimmerman F, Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin G. Prognostic factors of long-term disability in a workers’ compensation system. J Occup Environ Med 49:31-40, 2007.

Turner JA, Franklin G, Fulton-Kehoe D, Sheppard L, Wickizer TM, Wu R, Gluck JV, Egan K, Stover B. Early predictors of chronic work disability associated with carpal tunnel syndrome: a longitudinal workers’ compensation cohort study. Am J Ind Med 50:489-500, 2007.

Fulton-Kehoe D, Gluck J, Wu R, Mootz R, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM. Measuring work disability: What can administrative data tell us about patient outcomes? J Occup Environ Med 49:651-658, 2007.

Stover B, Wickizer TM, Zimmerman F, Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin G. Prognostic factors of long-term disability in a workers’ compensation system. J Occup Environ Med 49:31-40, 2007.

Juratli S, Franklin GM, Mirza SK, Wickizer TM, Fulton-Kehoe D. Lumbar fusion outcomes in Washington State workers’ compensation. Spine 31:2715-2723, 2006.

Stover BD, Turner JA, Franklin G, Gluck JV, Fulton-Kehoe D, Sheppard L, Wickizer TM, Kaufman J, Egan K. Factors associated with early opioid prescription among workers with low back injuries. J Pain 7:718-725, 2006.

Turner JA, Franklin G, Fulton-Kehoe D, Sheppard L, Wickizer TM, Wu R, Gluck JV, Egan K. Worker recovery expectations and fear-avoidance predict work disability in a population-based workers’ compensation back pain sample. Spine 31:682-689, 2006.

Daniell WE, Fulton-Kehoe D, Chiou LA, Franklin GM. Work-related carpal tunnel syndrome in Washington State workers’ compensation: temporal trends, clinical practices, and disability. Am J Ind Med 48:259-269, 2005.

Franklin GM, Mai J, Wickizer T, Turner JA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Grant L. Opioid dosing trends and mortality in Washington State workers’ compensation, 1996-2002. Am J Ind Med 48:91-99, 2005.

Robinson JP, Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin GM, Wu R. Multidisciplinary pain center outcomes in Washington State Workers’ Compensation. J Occup Environ Med 46:473-8, 2004.

Turner JA, Franklin G, Fulton-Kehoe D, Egan K, Wickizer TM, Lymp JF, Sheppard L, Kaufman JD. Prediction of chronic disability in work-related musculoskeletal disorders: a prospective, population-based study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disord 5:14, 2004.

Wickizer TM, Franklin G, Gluck JV, Fulton-Kehoe D. Improving quality through identifying inappropriate care: the use of guideline-based utilization review protocols in the Washington State Workers’ Compensation System. J occup Environ Med 46:198-204, 2004.

Turner JA, Franklin G, Heagerty PJ, Wu R, Egan K, Fulton-Kehoe D, Gluck JV, Wickizer TM. The association between pain and disability. Pain 112:307-314, 2004.

Wickizer TM, Franklin GM, Mootz RD, Fulton-Kehoe D, Plaeger-Brockway R, Drylie D, Turner JA, Smith-Weller T. A communitywide intervention to improve outcomes and reduce disability among injured workers in Washington State. Milbank Quarterly 82:547-567, 2004.

Franklin GM, Wickizer TM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Turner JA. Policy-relevant research: When does it matter? NeuroRx 1:356-362, 2004.

Wickizer TM, Franklin G, Fulton-Kehoe D, Turner JA, Mootz R, Smith-Weller T. Patient satisfaction, treatment experience and disability outcomes in a population-based cohort of injured workers in Washington State: Implications for quality improvement. Health Serv Res 39:727-748, 2004.

Wickizer TM, Franklin GM, Turner JA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Mootz R. Smith-Weller T. Use of attorneys in appeal filing in the Washington State workers’ compensation program: Does patient satisfaction matter? J Occup Environ Med 46:331-339; 2004.

Wickizer TM, Kopjar B, Franklin GM, Joesch J. Do drug-free workplace programs prevent occupational injuries? Evidence from Washington State. Health Serv Res 39:85-105, 2004.

Turner JA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin G, Wickizer TM, Wu R. Comparison of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire and generic health status measures: a population-based study of workers’ compensation back injury claimants. Spine 28:1061-1067, 2003.

Kyes KB, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM. Employer satisfaction with workers’ compensation health care: Results of the Washington State workers’ compensation managed care program. J Occup Environ Med 45:234-240, 2003.

Daniell WE, Fulton-Kehoe D, Cohen M, Swan S, Franklin GM. Increased reporting of occupational hearing loss: Workers’ compensation in Washington State, 1984-1988. Am J Ind Med 42:502-510, 2002.

Wickizer TM, Franklin G, Plaeger-Brockway R, Mootz R, Drylie D. Improving the quality of occupational health care in Washington State: new approaches to designing community-based health care systems. J Ambul Care Manage 25:43-52, 2002.

Jarvik JG, Yuen E, Haynor DR, Bradley CM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Smith-Weller T, Wu R, Kliot M, Kraft G, Wang L, Robinson L, Erlich V, Franklin GM. MR Nerve Imaging in a prospective cohort of patients with suspected carpal tunnel syndrome. Neurology 58:1597-1602, 2002.

Battie MC, Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin GM. The effects of a medical care utilization review program on back and neck injury claims. J Occup Environ Med 44:365-371, 2002.

Kyes KB, Wickizer TM, Franklin G. Two-year health and employment outcomes among injured workers enrolled in the Washington State Managed Care Pilot Project. Amer J Ind Med 40:619-626, 2001.

Wickizer, TM, Franklin G, Plaeger-Brockway R, Mootz RD. Improving the quality of workers’ compensation health care delivery: The Washington State Occupational Health Services Project. The Milbank Quarterly 79:5-33, 2001.

Robinson JP, Fulton-Kehoe D, Martin DC, Franklin GM. Outcomes of pain center treatment in Washington State workers’ compensation. Am J Ind. Med 39:227-236, 2001.

Turner JA, Franklin G, Turk, DC. Predictors of chronic disability in injured workers: a systematic literature synthesis Am J Ind. Med 38:707-722, 2000.

Franklin GM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Bradley C, Smith-Weller T. Outcome of thoracic outlet surgery in Washington State workers’ compensation. Neurology 54:1252-1257, 2000.

Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin G, Weaver M, Cheadle A. Years of productivity lost among injured workers in Washington State: Modeling disability burden in workers’ compensation. Am J Ind Med 37:656-662, 2000.

Wickizer TM, Lessler D, Franklin G. Controlling workers’ compensation medical care use and costs through utilization management. J Occup Environ Med 41:625-631, 1999.

Alexander BH, Franklin GM, Fulton-Kehoe D. A comparison of fatal and severe nonfatal traumatic work-related injuries in Washington State. Am J Ind Med 36:317-325, 1999.

Cheadle A, Wickizer TM, Franklin G, Cain K, Joesch J, Kyes K, Madden C, Murphy L, Plaeger-Brockway R, Weaver M. Evaluation of the Washington State workers’ compensation managed care pilot project II: Medical and disability costs. Med Care 37:982-993, 1999.

Kyes KB, Wickizer T, Franklin G, Cain K, Cheadle A, Madden C, Murphy L, Plaeger-Brockway R, Weaver M. Evaluation of the Washington State workers’ compensation managed care pilot I: Medical outcomes and patient satisfaction. Med Care 37:972-981, 1999.

Rempel D, Evanoff B, Amadio PC, deKrom M, Franklin G, Franzblau A, Gray R, Gerr F, Hagberg M, Hales T, Katz JM, Pransky G. Consensus criteria for the classification of carpal tunnel syndrome in epidemiologic studies. Am J Public Health 88:1447-1451, 1998.

Franklin GM, Lifka J, Milstein JD. Device evaluation and coverage policy in workers’ compensation: examples from Washington state. Am J Managed Care 4:SP178-186, 1998.

Daniell WE, Fulton-Kehoe D, Smith-Weller T, Franklin GM. Occupational hearing loss in Washington State, 1984-91: II. Morbidity and associated costs. Am J Ind Med 33:529-536, 1998.

Daniell WE, Fulton-Kehoe D, Smith-Weller T, Franklin GM. Occupational hearing loss in Washington State, 1984-91: I. Statewide and industry-specific incidence. Am J Ind Med 33:519-528, 1998.

Elam K, Taylor V, Ciol MA, Franklin GM, Deyo RA. Medical treatment guidelines and review criteria: Impact of a practice guideline on lumbar fusion rate in Washington State Workers’ Compensation. Medical Care 35:417-424, 1997.

Silverstein M, Silverstein B, Franklin GM. Evidence for work-related musculoskeletal disorders: A scientific counterargument. J Occup Environ Med 38:477–484, 1996.

Franklin GM, Fulton-Kehoe D. Outcomes research in Washington state workers’ compensation. Am J Ind Med 29:642–648, 1996.

Franklin GM, Haug JA, Heyer NJ, McKeefrey SP, Picciano J. Outcome of lumbar fusion in Washington State workers’ compensation. Spine 19:1897-1904, 1994.

Heyer NJ, Franklin GM. Work-related traumatic brain injury in Washington State, 1988 through 1990. Am J Public Health 84:1106-1109, 1994.

Alexander BH, Franklin GM, Wolfe ME. Sexual Assault of women at work in Washington State, 1980-1989. Am J Public Health 84:640-642, 1994.

Adams ML, Franklin GM, Barnhart S. Outcome of carpal tunnel surgery in Washington workers’ compensation. Am J Ind Med 25:527-536, 1994.

Cheadle A, Franklin GM, Wolfhagen C, et al. Factors influencing duration of work-related disability: A population-based study from Washington State Workers’ Compensation. Am J Public Health 84:190-196, 1994.

Heyer NJ, Franklin GM, Rivara FP, Parker JD, Haug JA. Occupational injuries among minors doing farm work in Washington State: 1986-1989. Am J Public Health 82:557-560, 1992.

Franklin GM, Haug J, Heyer N, Peck N, Checkoway H. Occupational carpal tunnel syndrome incidence in Washington State, 1984-1988. Am J Public Health 81:741-746, 1991.