Methodology, Evidence Synthesis, and Implementation SIG

The Methodology, Evidence Synthesis, and Implementation SIG (MESISIG) aims to:

  • Foster a widespread interest in the production and science of systematic reviews and meta-analysis of the highest quality for pain management.
  • Provide a forum for dissemination of skills and reviews, providing assistance in the work of "discovering" relevant publications, quality control and scoring, and extracting data, to assist in maintaining the high profile of pain research and management in the wide context of health care.

Methodology, Evidence Synthesis, and Implementation SIG keeps an archive of published newsletters from 1997 to 2013.

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Past Meeting

August 26, 2012, Milan, Italy
Reliable Evidence in Pain Therapy: Bridging the Gap between Clinical Trials and Clinical Practice
Official Satellite Symposium of the 14th World Congress on Pain


Discussion Forum

Click Here to access the Methodology, Evidence, Synthesis and Implementation SIG (MESISIG) Groupsite (you must log in with your IASP credentials). 


Oxford Pain Internet Site

This site aims to be a "one-stop pain shop": a single site providing fast and easy access to all available information on evidence-based pain relief. Only reviews providing clear and clinically relevant messages are included on the Oxford Pain Internet Site, which will continually be updated as new reviews come along. The site also includes summary pages, adverse effects data, supporting links and references, a search function, and a "wisdom" section that provides various types of information, including methods of systematic review and the Oxford league table of analgesic efficacy.



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Officers [Term 2018-2021]

Chair: Chris Eccleston (UK)

Vice Chair: Sebastian Straube (Canada) 

Past Chair: Andrew Moore (UK)

Secretary/Treasurer: TBD

Committee Members

Cathy Stannard (UK)
Scott Strassels (USA)
Sebastian Straube (Canada)
Simon Haroutounian (USA)
Paul Peloso (USA)
Kate Seers (UK)
R Bell (Norway)
Emma Fisher (UK)
Andrew Moore (UK)
Amanda Williams (UK)

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