VHA Pain Management
VA CLINICIAN AND RESEARCHER - Funding and Grant Resources
- HSRD: https://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/funding/
- CSRD: https://www.research.va.gov/services/csrd/
- RRD: https://www.rehab.research.va.gov/
- ORD: https://www.research.va.gov/topics/pain.cfm
Ongoing Chronic Pain and Opioid Studies
This workbook provides a list of ongoing chronic pain and opioid studies listed in the NIH Reporter, PCORI, ClinicalTrials.gov, the ORD website, and the QUERI website. Access the workbook here. (Excel)
Selected Pain Journals
Pain Medicine http://painmedicine.oxfordjournals.org/front *. Pain Medicine is a multi-disciplinary journal dedicated to pain clinicians, educators and researchers with an interest in pain from various medical specialties such as pain medicine, anaesthesiology, family practice, internal medicine, neurology, neurological surgery, orthopaedic spine surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine as well as related health disciplines such as psychology, neuroscience, nursing, nurse practitioner, physical therapy, and integrative health. This scholarly, indexed publication reflects the rapid growth in pain science and practice as well as the field's need for policy, ethical, and forensic commentary on pain and its management. Readers benefit from both cutting-edge original clinical and translational research and scientific reviews.
The Clinical Journal of Pain http://journals.lww.com/clinicalpain/pages/default.aspx *. The Clinical Journal of Pain explores all aspects of pain and its effective treatment, bringing readers the insights of leading anesthesiologists, surgeons, internists, neurologists, orthopedists, psychiatrists and psychologists, clinical pharmacologists, and rehabilitation medicine specialists. This peer-reviewed journal presents timely and thought-provoking articles on clinical dilemmas in pain management; valuable diagnostic procedures; promising new pharmacological, surgical, and other therapeutic modalities; psychosocial dimensions of pain; and ethical issues of concern to all medical professionals. The journal also publishes Special Topic issues on subjects of particular relevance to the practice of pain medicine •
The Journal of Pain https://www.journals.elsevier.com/the-journal-of-pain * The Journal of Pain publishes original articles related to all aspects of pain, including clinical and basic research, patient care, education, and health policy. Articles selected for publication in the Journal are most commonly reports of original clinical research or reports of original basic research. In addition, invited critical reviews, including meta analyses of drugs for pain management, invited commentaries on reviews, and exceptional case studies are published in the Journal. The mission of the Journal is to improve the care of patients in pain by providing a forum for clinical researchers, basic scientists, clinicians, and other health professionals to publish original research.
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-pain-and-symptom-management/ *. The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management is an internationally respected, peer-reviewed journal and serves an interdisciplinary audience of professionals by providing a forum for the publication of the latest clinical research and best practices related to the relief of illness burden among patients afflicted with serious or life-threatening illness.
Headache https://headachejournal.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/ *. Headache publishes original articles on all aspects of head and face pain including communications on clinical and basic research, diagnosis and management, epidemiology, genetics, and pathophysiology of primary and secondary headaches, cranial neuralgias, and pains referred to the head and face. Monthly issues feature case reports, short communications, review articles, letters to the editor, and news items regarding AHS plus medicolegal and socioeconomic aspects of head pain.
Pain https://journals.lww.com/pain/pages/default.aspx *. This journal publishes original research on the nature, mechanisms, and treatment of pain and provides a forum for the dissemination of pain research in the basic and clinical sciences of multidisciplinary interest.
Information on how to engage Veterans in research process
Researcher and Clinician - Resource Topics of Interest
Literature Alerts for VA Staff
The VA Library Network will provide VA staff an index of recent articles related to opioids and many other areas of interest right to your work mailbox. If you are interested in subscribing to this alert click here.
If you have questions or suggestions for pain-related resources to share, please send an email to VHA Pain Management Webmaster Group. Please do not submit any personal healthcare information. Questions about personal care should be directed to the local VA facility.
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