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  • You may be aware that Cochrane has created eight new Networks responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews. Our Network has recently changed its name from ‘Long-term Conditions and Ageing 2’ to ‘Musculoskeletal, Oral, Skin and Sensory’ (MOSS). Read more about the consultation process below. Following...
    January 9 2019
  • *These vacancies are now closed*We would like to invite applications for this interesting and challenging opportunity to work with Cochrane’s global Networks. There are two vacancies: one in the area of Long-term Conditions and Ageing, and one in Acute and Emergency Care.Each Network requires a Network Support Fellow to support the efficient and...
    November 16 2018
  • The PaPaS 2017 Impact Factor is 7.286.The 2017 Impact Factor for the CDSR is 6.754.The PaPaS 2017 Impact Factor compared with that of journals publishing in the same category: PAIN: 5.559; Anaesthesiology: 6.523; Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology: 3.23.
    November 12 2018
  • We have now launched our new PaPaS Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CochranePaPaS/Like and follow us to keep up to date with all of our new reviews and news. We will be posting updates and sharing relevant news stories. Come join us!
    September 11 2017
  • Each year in June, Clarivate Analytics publish the impact factors of all journals indexed in the Journal Citation Report. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) impact factor describes the ratio of the number of Cochrane Reviews published, for example, during 2010 and 2011 to the number of citations these reviews received in 2012. The...
    June 28 2017
  • It is with great sadness to inform you that Stephen Morley died on Friday 28th of April at St. Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds. Stephen was an active member of the Cochrane and PaPaS community, involved from the very beginning, as an author, and later as an editor. We will miss his wit and wisdom, his keen eye for detail, his skill in supporting...
    May 9 2017
  • We are sad to report the death of Prof Art Lipman on April 23rd after a battle with myelofibrosis. Art was part of the editorial team of Papas when the group was in its early days. Subsequently he regularly peer refereed and was an author for us. Art was very active in the pain world, and a pioneer of evidence based pain. He was founding head of...
    May 8 2017
  • 1. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of home palliative care services for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers, Gomes B, Calanzani N, Curiale V, McCrone P, Higginson IJSee here2. Gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain in adults, Moore RA, Wiffen PJ, Derry S, Toelle T, Rice AS CSee here3. Valproate (valproic acid or sodium...
    March 7 2017
  • We regularly send out newseletters to keep everyone updated on what Cochrane PaPaS has been doing recently. Please sign up to our newsletter here.Please click here to view our latest newsletter. See below for previous newsletters.Previous newslettersDecember 2018October 2018June 2018November 2017September 2017July 2017May 2017February...
    February 24 2017
  • In August 2016, Evidently Cochrane published a blog by Professor Andrew Moore (see here). It proved to be very popular, it’s the most read blog on Evidently Cochrane having been read over 50,000 times, and shared over 5000 times on social media in under a month following publication.
    January 17 2017

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