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  • 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,...
    September 30 2019
  • We are proud to announce that the 2018 Impact Factor for PaPaS is 8.316 (76 publications cited 632 times), this is an increase on the 2017 Impact Factor which was 7.286. This means that a review published by PaPaS in 2016 and 2017 was cited, on average, 8.316 times in 2018. Please note this is an unofficial metric calculated by Wiley, publisher of...
    September 24 2019
  • PaPaS is part of the Cochrane Musculoskeletal, Oral, Skin and Sensory (MOSS) Network. A short film has been made which introduces the team, talks about what has happened so far, and the ambition for what is to come. Watch it here.
    July 16 2019
  • On the 20th June 2019, we published an overview review in the PAIN Journal on the efficacy of pharmacological interventions for children with chronic pain and cancer-related pain (https://bit.ly/2MMm5UH). The overview summarises the evidence from 23 systematic reviews, including several PaPaS reviews from our NIHR Programme Grant (https://papas....
    June 27 2019
  • We are delighted to announce our successful bid for Cochrane's Network Innovation funding. Read more about the initiative launched earlier this year here. Find out more about our project "Optimal methods for the use of ‘pain’ as an outcome in systematic reviews of postoperative pain management" here.
    June 17 2019
  • Can you help? We're looking for existing priorities in acute pain, chronic pain, headache & migraine, and palliative care. Please get in touch if you know of any relevant projects, completed or ongoing. Thank you! Read about our 2019 prioritisation plans here.
    June 17 2019
  • Our email addresses have changed, please find our new email addresses below:joanne.abbott@ouh.nhs.ukanna.erskine@ouh.nhs.ukkerry.harding2@ouh.nhs.uk 
    June 4 2019
  • Cochrane overviews of reviews (Cochrane Overviews) compile evidence from multiple systematic reviews of interventions into one document. You can find out more about this type of review in the Cochrane Handbook here.At PaPaS, we have produced 12 overviews, and we are pleased to share them on our wesbite here as a collection.
    June 4 2019
  • The Spanish version of the podcast for our review Cannabis-based medicine for chronic neuropathic pain in adults is now available.Listen to the podcast in Spanish here.
    April 30 2019
  • Sarah Chapman, from the UK Cochrane Centre, blogs about evidence from our review 'Pregabalin for neuropathic pain in adults'. Focussing on the benefits and harms of pregabalin for neuropathic pain and reflects on the experience of finding a balance between them. Read the blog post here, and the full review on the Cochrane Library here.
    April 9 2019


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