About This Site

PAIN+ CPN is a Knowledge Translation initiative of the Chronic Pain Network and was created by the Health Information Research Unit at McMaster University, as part of the McMaster Premium Literature Service, McMasterPLUSTM.

PAIN+ CPN is updated regularly and provides access to current best evidence from health care research to help inform health care professionals, individuals living with pain and caregivers.

All citations are rated, by both health care professionals and patients living with chronic pain, to determine clinical relevance and general interest.

What are the features of PAIN+ CPN?

The current features of PAIN+ CPN include:

What do the clinical ratings in PAIN+ CPN mean?

The current features of PLUS include:

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