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Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management is the official professional journal of NHPCO. JPSM, published by Elsevier, is a highly respected journal in the field of hospice and palliative care with a readership that increasingly extends to the broader medical community. NHPCO members may subscribe to JPSM at greatly reduced rates.

Current Issue Highlights – January 2017
Volume 53, Issue 1, p1-156, e1-e6

List of Original Articles in the current issue (view the complete table of contents on the JPSM website):

Impact of Palliative Care Screening and Consultation in the ICU: A Multihospital Quality Improvement Project
Robert J. Zalenski, Spencer S. Jones, Cheryl Courage, Denise R. Waselewsky, Anna S. Kostaroff, David Kaufman, Afzal Beemath, John Brofman, James W. Castillo, Hicham Krayem, Anthony Marinelli, Bradley Milner, Maria Teresa Palleschi, Mona Tareen, Sheri Testani, Ayman Soubani, Julie Walch, Judy Wheeler, Sonali Wilborn, Hanna Granovsky, Robert D. Welch, p5–12.e3

Variations in Care Quality Outcomes of Dying People: Latent Class Analysis of an Adult National Register Population
Joakim Öhlén, Lara Russell, Cecilia Håkanson, Anette Alvariza, Carl Johan Fürst, Kristofer Årestedt, Richard Sawatzky, p13–24

Impact of Radiation Therapy on Aggressive Care and Quality of Life Near Death
David Li, Holly G. Prigerson, Josephine Kang, Paul K. Maciejewski, p25–32

Caregivers' Perspectives on the Use of Long-Term Oxygen Therapy for the Treatment of Refractory Breathlessness: A Qualitative Study
Aileen Collier, Katrina Breaden, Jane L. Phillips, Meera Agar, Caroline Litster, David C. Currow, p33–39

Psychosocial Assessment by Hospice Social Workers: A Content Review of Instruments From a National Sample,
John G. Cagle, Philip Osteen, Paul Sacco, Jodi Jacobson Frey, p40–48

Timing of Advance Directive Completion and Relationship to Care Preferences
Susan Enguidanos, Jennifer Ailshire, p49–56

Impact of Different Exercise Programs on Severe Fatigue in Patients Undergoing Anticancer Treatment—A Randomized Controlled Trial
Markus K. Schuler, Leopold Hentschel, Wadim Kisel, Michael Kramer, Felicitas Lenz, Beate Hornemann, Julia Hoffmann, Stephan Richter, Gerhard Ehninger, Martin Bornhäuser, Frank Kroschinsky, p57–66

Associations Between Neurotransmitter Genes and Fatigue and Energy Levels in Women After Breast Cancer Surgery
Jasmine Eshragh, Anand Dhruva, Steven M. Paul, Bruce A. Cooper, Judy Mastick, Deborah Hamolsky, Jon D. Levine, Christine Miaskowski, Kord M. Kober, p67–84.e7

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Post-treatment Breast Cancer Patients: Immediate and Sustained Effects Across Multiple Symptom Clusters
Richard R. Reich, Cecile A. Lengacher, Carissa B. Alinat, Kevin E. Kip, Carly Paterson, Sophia Ramesar, Heather S. Han, Roohi Ismail-Khan, Versie Johnson-Mallard, Manolete Moscoso, Pinky Budhrani-Shani, Steve Shivers, Charles E. Cox, Matthew Goodman, Jong Park, p85–95

Validation of the Family Inpatient Communication Survey
Alexia M. Torke, Patrick Monahan, Christopher M. Callahan, Paul R. Helft, Greg A. Sachs, Lucia D. Wocial, James E. Slaven, Kianna Montz, Lev Inger, Emily S. Burke, p96–108.e4

This is only a part of this month's issue!

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