|Trigeminal neuralgia is a mainly a chronic pain condition that usually affects the trigeminal nerve which carries sensation from face to the brain. Trigeminal neuralgia is a kind of neuropathic pain associated with nerve injury or nerve lesions. Trigeminal neuralgia can occur with a variety of conditions. Trigeminal neuralgia also called as âtic douloureuxâ. The pain in this syndrome is generally triggered, for example by light touch and can described as stabbing, shooting, excruciating or burning.
The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information.The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.