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  • Our top ten most cited reviews contributing to the 2020 Impact Factor (i.e. those published in 2018 and 2019, and cited in 2020) are shown below.Congratulations to everyone involved.1. Cannabis-based medicines for chronic neuropathic pain in adults (DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012182.pub2). See full review here. 2. Psychological...
    November 29 2021
  • This new review, Antiemetics for adults for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by moderately or highly emetogenic chemotherapy: a network meta-analysis, was published in November  2021. We produced a blogshot as part of the dissemination plan. Link to the full review here. 
    November 25 2021
  • We are proud to announce that the 2020 equivalent Impact Factor for PaPaS is 11.276 (29 publications cited 327 times), maintaining the 2019 equivalent Impact Factor which was 11.446. This means that a review published by PaPaS in 2018 and 2019 was cited, on average, 11.276 times in 2020. Please note this is an unofficial metric calculated by Wiley...
    November 24 2021
  • We were recently informed that all core NIHR infrastructure funding for UK Cochrane Review Groups would cease on 31 March 2023, which includes PaPaS. This is clearly disappointing news, and comes at a time when Cochrane itself is also undergoing significant change and re-organisation. We are busy investigating alternative funding...
    November 19 2021
  • This new review, Single-dose intravenous ibuprofen for acute postoperative pain in adults, was published in September 2021. We produced two blogshots as part of the dissemination plan. Link to the full review here. 
    October 4 2021
  • We are excited to share with you a brand new infographic for our project 'Optimal methods for the use of ‘pain’ as an outcome in systematic reviews of postoperative pain management'. This is a summary of the checklist which was produced to help to guide review authors and people who are using systematic reviews in this field towards...
    September 15 2021
  • This new review, Interventions for palliative symptom control in COVID-19 patients, was published in August 2021. We produced a blogshot as part of the dissemination plan. Link to the full review here. 
    September 6 2021
  • This newly updated review, Hydromorphone for cancer pain, was published in August 2021. We produced a blogshot as part of the dissemination plan. Link to the full review here.
    August 19 2021
  • Dr Adrian Tookman is a Palliative Medicine Specialist. He qualified in 1976 and was appointed, in 1985, as a Palliative Medicine Consultant to the Royal Free Hospital and Medical Director of the Marie Curie Hospice Hampstead. He was appointed as Medical Director to the Royal Free Hospital 2005 – 2009. He retired from the NHS in 2013 and continued...
    June 28 2021
  • You can now find all of our opioid reviews in one place, find them on our website here. 
    June 15 2021

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