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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 – July 2016
Volume 51, Issue 1, p1-160, e1-e4

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

Dexamethasone for Dyspnea in Cancer Patients: A Pilot Double-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial
David Hui, Kelly Kilgore, Susan Frisbee-Hume, Minjeong Park, Anne Tsao, Marvin Delgado Guay, Charles Lu, William William Jr., Katherine Pisters, George Eapen, Frank Fossella, Sapna Amin, Eduardo Bruera, p8–16.e1
Dexamethasone is often used to treat dyspnea in cancer patients, but evidence is lacking.
OnabotulinumtoxinA Improves Pain in Patients With Post-Stroke Spasticity: Findings From a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Jörg Wissel, Vaidyanathan Ganapathy, Anthony B. Ward, Jörgen Borg, Per Ertzgaard, Christoph Herrmann, Anders Haggstrom, Mohamed Sakel, Julia Ma, Rozalina Dimitrova, Antony Fulford-Smith, Patrick Gillard, p17–26
with post-stroke spasticity (PSS) commonly experience pain in affected limbs, which may impact quality of life.
Special Article
The Catalonia WHO Demonstration Project of Palliative Care: Results at 25 Years (1990–2015)
Xavier Gómez-Batiste, Carles Blay, Marisa Martínez-Muñoz, Cristina Lasmarías, Laura Vila, José Espinosa, Xavier Costa, Pau Sánchez-Ferrin, Ingrid Bullich, Carles Constante, Ed Kelley, p92–99
The present report describes the achievements and progress made through this project.

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