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  • 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
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    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
  • The 2015 Impact Factor for CDSR is 6.103, which describes the ratio of the number of reviews published during 2013 and 2014 (1,888) to the number of citations these reviews received in 2015 (11,522). Unofficially, the 2015 CRG Impact Factor for PaPaS is 6.208 (72 publications cited 447 times). This means that a review published by PaPaS in 2013...
    October 19 2016
  • Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our birthday celebration on 21 July, ‘Evidence Based Pain: Past, Present and Future (PaPaS 18th Birthday Party)’.  It was lovely to share the day with such a diverse audience of Cochrane colleagues, clinicians, authors, peer reviewers, charities, funders, and PaPaS colleagues past and present.As a...
    June 9 2016


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