Current Issue Highlights



Content validation of a Critical Appraisal Tool for Reviewing Analgesia Studies (CATRAS) involving subjects incapable of self-reporting pain

Warne, Leon N.; Schug, Stephan A.; Beths, Thierry; More

PAIN Reports. 3(4):e670, July/August 2018.

  • 2018 Global Year

Effects of long-term opioid analgesics on cognitive performance and plasma cytokine concentrations in patients with chronic low back pain: a cross-sectional pilot study

Richards, Georgia C.; Lluka, Lesley J.; Smith, Maree T.; More

PAIN Reports. 3(4):e669, July/August 2018.


Psychometric properties of the brief pain inventory modified for proxy report of pain interference in children with cerebral palsy with and without cognitive impairment

Barney, Chantel C.; Stibb, Stacy M.; Merbler, Alyssa M.; More

PAIN Reports. 3(4):e666, July/August 2018.


The 2018 Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education is underway. This year-long initiative raises international awareness and offers resources for pain researchers and clinicians.

This year, the goal of IASP’s annual initiative is to improve education of health-care professionals and educators, students, government entities, the research community, patients, and the public about pain. Articles published in PAIN related to pain education are marked with the Global Year logo and added to an article collection.

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Pain in Dementia

Stefan Lautenbacher, Stephen J. Gibson BBSc(Hon), PhD, MAPsS

With the help of Pain in Dementia, you can learn new ways to give dementia patients a better quality of life through identifying the source of their pain and recommending the most effective treatment options

Pain 2016 Refresher Courses: 16th World Congress on Pain

Claudia L Sommer MD, Steven P Cohen , Michaela Kress , Mark S Wallace

Presented at the 16th World Congress on Pain in Yokohama, Japan, in September 2016, these papers represent the thinking of the world's top pain scientists and clinicians

Pain in the Joints

Serge Perrot and Lars Arendt-Nielsen

A comprehensive overview of joint pain, including its assessment, mechanisms, and treatment options