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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 2017
Volume 54, Issue 1, p1-158, e1-e8

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

Original Articles

Symptom Trajectories in Children Receiving Treatment for Leukemia: A Latent Class Growth Analysis With Multitrajectory Modeling
Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Mary C. Hooke, Cheryl Rodgers, Olga Taylor, Kari M. Koerner, Pauline Mitby, Ida Moore, Michael E. Scheurer, Wei Pan, p 1–8

Specialty Palliative Care Consultations for Nursing Home Residents With Dementia
Susan C. Miller, Julie C. Lima, Orna Intrator, Edward Martin, Janet Bull, Laura C. Hanson, p9–16.e5

Effects of End-of-Life Discussions on the Mental Health of Bereaved Family Members and Quality of Patient Death and Care
Takashi Yamaguchi, Isseki Maeda, Yutaka Hatano, Masanori Mori, Yasuo Shima, Satoru Tsuneto, Yoshiyuki Kizawa, Tatsuya Morita, Takuhiro Yamaguchi, Maho Aoyama, Mitsunori Miyashita, p17–26.e1

“I Just Felt Like I Was Stuck in the Middle”: Physician Assistants' Experiences Communicating With Terminally Ill Patients and Their Families in the Acute Care Setting
Elizabeth Chuang, Richard Lamkin, Aluko A. Hope, Gina Kim, Jean Burg, Michelle Ng Gong, p27–34

Terminally Ill Taiwanese Cancer Patients' and Family Caregivers' Agreement on Patterns of Life-Sustaining Treatment Preferences Is Poor to Fair and Declines Over a Decade: Results From Two Independent Cross-Sectional Studies
Tsang-Wu Liu, Fur-Hsing Wen, Cheng-Hsu Wang, Ruey-Long Hong, Jyh-Ming Chow, Jen-Shi Chen, Chang-Fang Chiu, Siew Tzuh Tang, p35–45.e4

Off-Label Medication Use in the Inpatient Palliative Care Unit
Jung Hye Kwon, Min Ji Kim, Sebastian Bruera, Minjeong Park, Eduardo Bruera, David Hui, p46–54

Impact of Undertreatment of Cancer Pain With Analgesic Drugs on Patient Outcomes: A Nationwide Survey of Outpatient Cancer Patient Care in Taiwan
Wen-Chi Shen, Jen-Shi Chen, Yu-Yun Shao, Kuan-Der Lee, Tzeon-Jye Chiou, Yung-Chuan Sung, Kun-Ming Rau, Chia-Jui Yen, Yu-Min Liao, Ta-Chih Liu, Ming-Fang Wu, Ming-Yang Lee, Ming-Sun Yu, Wen-Li Hwang, Pang-Yu Lai, Cheng-Shyong Chang, Wen-Chi Chou, Ruey-Kuen Hsieh, p55–65.e1

Distinguishing Between Spiritual Distress, General Distress, Spiritual Well-Being, and Spiritual Pain Among Cancer Patients During Oncology Treatment
Michael Schultz, Tehilah Meged-Book, Tanya Mashiach, Gil Bar-Sela, p66–73

Randomized Evaluation of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Graded Exercise Therapy for Post-Cancer Fatigue
Carolina X. Sandler, David Goldstein, Sarah Horsfield, Barbara K. Bennett, Michael Friedlander, Patricia A. Bastick, Craig R. Lewis, Eva Segelov, Frances M. Boyle, Melvin T.M. Chin, Kate Webber, Benjamin K. Barry, Andrew R. Lloyd, p74–84

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

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