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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 2018
Volume 56, Issue 1, p1-168, e1-e10

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

Original Articles

Preference for Palliative Care in Cancer Patients: Are Men and Women Alike?
Fahad Saeed, Michael Hoerger, Sally A. Norton, Elizabeth Guancial, Ronald M. Epstein, Paul R. Duberstein, p1–6.e1

Evaluating the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Telehealth Program in a Rural Palliative Care Population: TapCloud for Palliative Care
Lindsay Bonsignore, Nicholas Bloom, Karen Steinhauser, Reginald Nichols, Todd Allen, Martha Twaddle, Janet Bull, p7–14

Prevalence of Dyspnea Among Hospitalized Patients at the Time of Admission
Jennifer P. Stevens, Tenzin Dechen, Richard Schwartzstein, Carl O'Donnell, Kathy Baker, Michael D. Howell, Robert B. Banzett, p15–22.e2

Pressure Injury Progression and Factors Associated With Different End-Points in a Home Palliative Care Setting: A Retrospective Chart Review Study
Marco Artico, Daniela D'Angelo, Michela Piredda, Tommasangelo Petitti, Luciano Lamarca, Maria Grazia De Marinis, Angelo Dante, Maura Lusignani, Maria Matarese, p23–32

Palliative Sedation in Terminal Cancer Patients Admitted to Hospice or Home Care Programs: Does the Setting Matter? Results From a National Multicenter Observational Study
Augusto Caraceni, Raffaella Speranza, Elio Spoldi, Cristina Sonia Ambroset, Stefano Canestrari, Mauro Marinari, Anna Maria Marzi, Luciano Orsi, Laura Piva, Mirta Rocchi, Danila Valenti, Gianluigi Zeppetella, Furio Zucco, Alessandra Raimondi, Leonor Vasconcelos Matos, Cinzia Brunelli on behalf of the Italian Society of Palliative Care Study Group on Palliative Sedation in Adult Cancer Patients, p33–43

Psychiatric Comorbidity, Health-Related Quality of Life, and Mental Health Service Utilization Among Patients Awaiting Liver Transplant
Rebecca M. Saracino, Devika R. Jutagir, Amy Cunningham, Kelly A. Foran-Tuller, Mary A. Driscoll, William H. Sledge, Sukru H. Emre, Dwain C. Fehon, p44–52

Correlates of Patterns of Health Values of African Americans Living With HIV/AIDS: Implications for Advance Care Planning and HIV Palliative Care
Mary M. Mitchell, Eric D. Hansen, Tuo-Yen Tseng, Meng Shen, Cynda Rushton, Tom Smith, Nancy Hutton, Jennifer Wolfe, Lee Bone, Jeanne Keruly, Lawrence Wissow, Zachary Catanzarite, Amy R. Knowlton, p53–62

Impact of Ambiguous and Restrictive Regulations on Opioid-Prescribing Practice in Georgia
Pati Dzotsenidze, Tamar Lekashvili, Nino Chikhladze, Maka Jorbenadze, Ioseb Abesadze, Dimitri Kordzaia, p63–71

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