Pain Practice

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Edited By: E.A. (Bert) Joosten, PhD

Impact Factor: 2.495

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 13/31 (Anesthesiology); 13/31 (ANESTHESIOLOGY); 95/194 (Clinical Neurology); 96/194 (CLINICAL NEUROLOGY)

Online ISSN: 1533-2500

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Pain Practice, the official journal of the World Institute of Pain, publishes articles that provide its readership with evaluation methods and techniques for pain management.

We are pleased to announce that Professor Bert Joosten has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Pain Practice. Professor Joosten is a well-recognized clinical pain research scientist. His experience in translational pain research will certainly help to shape the future direction of the journal in a fashion that serves the practicing pain physician, the scientific community, and the pain patients globally. We would like to thank Dr Hartrick for all his hard work during the past 7 years.

Read Dr Hartrick’s editorial ‘Passing the Baton, Once Again


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August 28 - 31, 2017 | 22nd Annual Advanced Interventional Pain and Practical Workshop with Fluoroscopic and Ultrasound Guided Techniques
Budapest, Hungary

September 8 – 9, 2017 | Interventional Cancer Pain Symposium
New York City, USA

May 9-12, 2018 | 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP)
Dublin, Ireland

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World Institute of Pain's Cosponsored Guidlines on Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Medications

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This set of guidelines from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the International Neuromodulation Society, the North American Neuromodulation Society, and the World Institute of Pain covers interventional spine and pain procedures in patients on antiplatelet and anticoagulant medications.