Top ten cited reviews

Our top ten most cited reviews contributing to the 2018 Impact Factor (i.e. those published in 2016 and 2017, and cited in 2018) are shown below.

Congratulations to everyone involved.

1. Physical activity and exercise for chronic pain in adults: an overview of Cochrane reviews (DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011279.pub3), Louise J Geneen, R Andrew Moore, Clare Clarke, Denis Martin, Lesley A Colvin and Blair H Smith. See full review here

2. Early palliative care for adults with advanced cancer, Markus W Haun, Stephanie Hestel, Gerta Rucker, Hans-Christoph Friederich, Matthias Villalobos, Michael Thomas and Mechthild Hartmann. See full review here and listen to the podcast here

3. Opioids for the palliation of refractory breathlessness in adults with advanced disease and terminal illness, Hayley Barnes, Julie McDonald, Natasha Smallwood and Renee Manser. See full review here

4. Accupuncture for the prevention of episodic migraine, Klaus Linde, Gianni Allais, Benno Brinkhaus, Yutong Fei, Michael Mehring, Emily A. Vertosick, Andrew Vickers and Adrian R White. See full review here

5. Interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions: a network meta-analysis, Amelia O Clive, Hayley E Jones, Rahul Bhatnagar, Nancy J Preston and Nick Maskell. See full review here

6. Acupuncture for the prevention of tension-type headache, Klaus Linde, Gianni Allais, Benno Brinkhaus, Yutong Fei, Michael Mehring, Byung-Cheul Shin, Andrew Vickers and Adrian R White. See full review here

7. Physical activity and exercise for chronic pain in adults: an overview of Cochrane reviews (DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011279.pub2), Louise J Geneen, R Andrew Moore, Clare Clarke, Denis Martin, Lesley A Colvin and Blair H Smith. See full review here.

7. Topical NSAIDs for chronic musculoskeletal pain in adults, Sheena Derry, Phillip Conaghan, Jose Antonio P Da Silva, Phillip J Wiffen and R Andrew Moore. See full review here and blogshot here.

8. Benzodiazepines for the relief of breathlessness in advanced malignant and non-malignant diseases in adults, Steffen T Simon, Irene J Higginson, Sara Booth, Richard Harding, Vera Weingartner and Claudia Bausewein. See full review here.  

8. Single dose intravenous paracetemol or intravenous propacetamol for postoperative pain, Ewan D McNicol, McKenzie C Ferguson, Simon Haroutounian, Daniel B Carr and Roman Schumann. See full review here