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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 – October 2016
Volume 52, Issue 4, p453-616

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

Impact of Prophylactic Fentanyl Pectin Nasal Spray on Exercise-Induced Episodic Dyspnea in Cancer Patients: A Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial
David Hui, Kelly Kilgore, Minjeong Park, Janet Williams, Diane Liu, Eduardo Bruera, p459–468.e1

Randomized Pilot Trial of a Telephone Symptom Management Intervention for Symptomatic Lung Cancer Patients and Their Family Caregivers
Catherine E. Mosher, Joseph G. Winger, Nasser Hanna, Shadia I. Jalal, Lawrence H. Einhorn, Thomas J. Birdas, DuyKhanh P. Ceppa, Kenneth A. Kesler, Jordan Schmitt, Deborah A. Kashy, Victoria L. Champion, p469-482

Pain and Functional Status in Patients With Ventricular Assist Devices
Himali Weerahandi, Nathan Goldstein, Laura P. Gelfman, Ulrich Jorde, James N. Kirkpatrick, Judith Marble, Yoshifumi Naka, Sean Pinney, Mark S. Slaughter, Emilia Bagiella, Deborah D. Ascheim, p483-490.e1

Emerging Collaboration Between Palliative Care Specialists and Mechanical Circulatory Support Teams: A Qualitative Study
Alana Sagin, James N. Kirkpatrick, Barbara A. Pisani, Beth B. Fahlberg, Annika L. Sundlof, Nina R. O'Connor, p491-497.e1

Reasons for End-of-Life Hospital Admissions: Results of a Survey Among Family Physicians
Thijs Reyniers, Luc Deliens, H. Roeline Pasman, Robert Vander Stichele, Bart Sijnave, Joachim Cohen, Dirk Houttekier, p498-506

Palliative Care Specialist Consultation Is Associated With Supportive Care Quality in Advanced Cancer
Anne M. Walling, Diana Tisnado, Susan L. Ettner, Steven M. Asch, Sydney M. Dy, Philip Pantoja, Martin Lee, Sangeeta C. Ahluwalia, Hannah Schreibeis-Baum, Jennifer L. Malin, Karl A. Lorenz, p507-514

Dignity Through Integrated Symptom Management: Lessons From the Breathlessness Support Service
Marjolein Gysels, Charles C. Reilly, Caroline J. Jolley, Caty Pannell, Femke Spoorendonk, John Moxham, Claudia Bausewein, Irene J. Higginson, p515-524

The Impact of Plasma Cholinergic Enzyme Activity and Other Risk Factors for the Development of Delirium in Patients Receiving Palliative Care
Konstanze Plaschke, Katharina A. Petersen, Susanne Frankenhauser, Markus A. Weigand, Jürgen Kopitz, Hubert J. Bardenheuer, p525-532

High Levels of Geriatric Palliative Care Needs in Hip Fracture Patients Before the Hip Fracture
Christine S. Ritchie, Amy S. Kelley, Irena Stijacic Cenzer, Alexander K. Smith, Margaret L. Wallhagen, Kenneth E. Covinsky, p533-538

No Differences in Symptom Burden Between Colorectal Cancer Patients Receiving Curative Versus Palliative Chemotherapy
Kari Røhrl, Marianne Grønlie Guren, Christine Miaskowski, Bruce A. Cooper, Lien My Diep, Tone Rustøen, p539-547

Nordic Walking as an Exercise Intervention to Reduce Pain in Women With Aromatase Inhibitor–Associated Arthralgia: A Feasibility Study
Jo Fields, Alison Richardson, Jane Hopkinson, Deborah Fenlon, p548-559

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