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Open Journal of Pain Medicine



About Open Journal of Pain Medicine

Journal Information
  • Volume/IssueClick here
  • Review ProcessDouble Blind
  • Publication lead time3 - 4 weeks
  • Indexing statusYes; Purview
  • Manuscript Processing ChargesClick here
  • Submission ChargesNo
  • Waiver policy for APCYes
  • Language of Full TextEnglish
  • Full-text formats availablePDF, HTML
Best Practices
  • Type of LicenseCreative Commons
  • Open AccessYes; Policy
  • Does the author retain unrestricted copyright?Yes
  • Does the author retain publishing rights?Yes
  • Permanent article identifierDOI (Digital Object Identifier)


At some point in life, virtually everyone experiences some type of pain. Pain is often classified as acute or chronic. Acute pain, such as postoperative pain, subsides as healing takes place. Chronic pain is persistent and is subdivided into cancer-related pain and nonmalignant pain, such as

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Editorial Board

John Patrick F Bebawy
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Northwestern University
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James Russell Griffiths
Department of Emergency Medicine
Barnsley Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Research Interest: Emergency Medicine.

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Matthew J Allsop
Research Fellow
Academic Unit of Palliative Care
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences

Research Interest: Palliative care, pain management, technology, mHealth, eHealth, user involvement, health economics

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Sayed K Ali
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Central Florida
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Borja mugabure Bujedo
Senior Researcher
Division of Pain Medicine
University of the Basque Country

• Dr. Borja Mugabure Bujedo was born on October 5th, 1965, in the city of San Sebastian, Spain. He was graduated in Medicine at University from Basque Country (UPV-EHU) Leioa/Bilbao, Spain 1991. He got married at San Sebastian, on October 21th, 1995. He got the academic degree in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Donostia University Hospital, San Sebastian, Spain, 1997. His actual work is placed at Donostia University Hospital into the Anesthesiology, Clinical Care & Pain Medicine Service. He became the leader doctor from the Acute Pain Unit in 2006 and a member of the Chronic Pain Group since 2010.

Research Interest: Pain medicine, Opioid analgesics, Multimodal Postoperative analgesia, Chonic pain management.

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Eduardo Januzzi
Orofacial Pain/Temporomandibular disorders and Implantology
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David D Nguyen
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Texas A&M Health Science Center

Dr. Nguyen is Board Certified in Anesthesiology with Fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Nguyen completed his medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas (USA), and then completed his Emergency Medicine residency at The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center. He gained extensive training and benefited from practicing in both private and academic hospitals.

Dr. Nguyen served as an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He pursued further training with a second residency in Anesthesiology at The University of Texas Medical Branch and expanded his skills set with an Interventional Pain Management fellowship at Texas A&M Health Sciences Center (Scott & White Hospital) in Temple, Texas.  He currently is an Assistant Professor of Pain Management (Department of Anesthesiology) at Texas A&M Health Sciences Center.

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Roberto Antonucci
Department of Pediatrics
University of Sassari

Research Interest: Perinatology, Neonatology, Perinatal Respiratory Medicine, Neonatal Pharmacology, Metabolomics in Neonatology and Pediatrics.

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