Pain Medicine

(The H4-Index of Pain Medicine is 28. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Crises118
Persistent Spinal Pain Syndrome: A Proposal for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome and ICD-1171
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Treatment of Chronic Pain69
Mechanism of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Chronic Pain56
A Biopsychosocial Model of Chronic Pain for Older Adults52
Chronic Pain and Sleep Disturbances: A Pragmatic Review of Their Relationships, Comorbidities, and Treatments50
A Review of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis with Intermittent Neurogenic Claudication: Disease and Diagnosis49
A Systematic Literature Review of Spine Neurostimulation Therapies for the Treatment of Pain49
Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Lumbar Medial Branch Thermal Radiofrequency Neurotomy, Stratified for Diagnostic Methods and Procedural Technique48
Understanding Buprenorphine for Use in Chronic Pain: Expert Opinion48
The Early Impact of COVID-19 on Chronic Pain: A Cross-Sectional Investigation of a Large Online Sample of Individuals with Chronic Pain in the United States, April to May, 202047
Group Differences Between Countries and Between Languages in Pain-Related Beliefs, Coping, and Catastrophizing in Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review44
A Systematic Review of the Association Between Perceived Injustice and Pain-Related Outcomes in Individuals with Musculoskeletal Pain41
Pain Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic in China: Lessons Learned36
A Healing Journey with Chronic Pain: A Meta-Ethnography Synthesizing 195 Qualitative Studies36
Telemedicine for Chronic Pain in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond36
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Practical Diagnostic and Treatment Guidelines, 5th Edition35
The Combination of Preoperative Pain, Conditioned Pain Modulation, and Pain Catastrophizing Predicts Postoperative Pain 12 Months After Total Knee Arthroplasty34
Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy Achieves Greater Pain Reduction than Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Older Adults with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Preliminary Randomized Comparison Tria34
Cannabis Significantly Reduces the Use of Prescription Opioids and Improves Quality of Life in Authorized Patients: Results of a Large Prospective Study33
Ingestion of a THC-Rich Cannabis Oil in People with Fibromyalgia: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial31
Convergent Validity of the Central Sensitization Inventory in Chronic Whiplash-Associated Disorders; Associations with Quantitative Sensory Testing, Pain Intensity, Fatigue, and Psychosocial Factors31
Efficacy and Tolerability of Calcitonin Gene–Related Peptide–Targeted Monoclonal Antibody Medications as Add-on Therapy to OnabotulinumtoxinA in Patients with Chronic Migraine30
Perceived Injustice Helps Explain the Association Between Chronic Pain Stigma and Movement-Evoked Pain in Adults with Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain30
Efficacy of Physical Therapy on Nociceptive Pain Processing Alterations in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis29
A Systematic Literature Review of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Therapies for the Treatment of Pain29
Reliability and Validity of the Boston Bedside Quantitative Sensory Testing Battery for Neuropathic Pain28
Analgesic Effects of Directed Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Acute Neuropathic Pain After Spinal Cord Injury28
A Comparative Study of Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spondyloarthritis, and Sjögren’s Syndrome; Impact of the Disease on Quality of Life, Psychological Adjustment, and Use of Coping Strategies28