PAIN is the official journal of the International
Association for the Study of Pain®. IASP publishes 12 issues
per year of original research on the nature, mechanisms, and treatment
of pain. Available to IASP members only as a membership benefit, this
peer-reviewed journal provides a forum for the dissemination of research
in the basic and clinical sciences of multidisciplinary
interest. It is cited in Current Contents and Index
Francis Keefe is the Editor-in-Chief. Section editors are: Jane
Ballantyne, Fiona Blythe, Robert Coghill, Anthony Dickenson, Chris
Eccleston, Rohini Kuner, Henry McQuay, Jeff Mogil and Srinivasa
Raja. View the
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PAIN Retains Ranking as Most Influential
PAIN continues to be the premier journal in the field of
anesthesiology, according to the annual Thomson Reuters study,
“Journal Citation Reports,” attaining an Impact Factor in
2012 of 5.644. The Impact Factor measures, among other things, how often
journal articles are cited during a specific period.
The top four of 29 ranked anesthesiology journals:
- British Journal of Anaesthesiology—4.237
- European Journal of Pain—3.067
PAIN also was highly ranked in other journal categories. In
the field of clinical neurology, PAIN ranked in the top 7 percent of 191
journals, and in the neurosciences category, it finished in the top 12
percent of 251 journals.
Congratulations to outgoing Editor-in-Chief Alan Basbaum and incoming
Editor-in-Chief Frank Keefe as well as to PAIN’s section,
associate, and support editors. And thanks to our authors and
reviewers—and of course, to our readers. All have contributed to
this outstanding achievement.