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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 – February 2017
Volume 53, Issue 2, p157-508, e1-e6

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

Dignity Therapy and Life Review for Palliative Care Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dean Vuksanovic, Heather J. Green, Murray Dyck, Shirley A. Morrissey, p162–170.e1

Estimating the Global Need for Palliative Care for Children: A Cross-sectional Analysis
Stephen R. Connor, Julia Downing, Joan Marston, p171–177

The Use of Life-Sustaining Procedures in the Last Month of Life Is Associated With More Depressive Symptoms in Surviving Spouses
Katherine A. Ornstein, Melissa D. Aldridge, Melissa M. Garrido, Rebecca Gorges, Evan Bollens-Lund, Albert L. Siu, Kenneth M. Langa, Amy S. Kelley, p178–187.e1

Capturing the Palliative Home Care Experience From Bereaved Caregivers Through Qualitative Survey Data: Toward Informing Quality Improvement
Daryl Bainbridge, Deanna Bryant, Hsien Seow, p188–197

Caring for Dying Patients in the Nursing Home: Voices From Frontline Nursing Home Staff
John G. Cagle, Kathleen T. Unroe, Morgan Bunting, Brittany L. Bernard, Susan C. Miller, p198–207

Assessment of Breathlessness in Lung Cancer: Psychometric Properties of the Dyspnea-12 Questionnaire
Jing-Yu Tan, Janelle Yorke, Amelie Harle, Jacky Smith, Fiona Blackhall, Mark Pilling, Alex Molassiotis, p208–215

Psychosocial Care Provided by Physicians and Nurses in Palliative Care: A Mixed Methods Study
Sheng-Yu Fan, I-Mei Lin, Jyh-Gang Hsieh, Chih-Jung Chang, p216–223

Health Status Trajectories Among Outpatients With Heart Failure
Kelsey M. Flint, Sarah J. Schmiege, Larry A. Allen, Timothy J. Fendler, John Rumsfeld, David Bekelman, p224–231

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