April articles in JPSM

Categories: Research.

Original Articles:

Communication Disparity Between the Bereaved and Others: What Hurts Them and What Is Unhelpful? A Nationwide Study of the Cancer Bereaved
Mayumi Ishida, Hideki Onishi, Tatsuya Morita, Yosuke Uchitomi, Megumi Shimizu, Satoru Tsuneto, Yasuo Shima, Mitsunori Miyashita.

Accurate Prognostic Awareness Facilitates, Whereas Better Quality of Life and More Anxiety Symptoms Hinder End-of-Life Care Discussions: A Longitudinal Survey Study in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients’ Last Six Months of Life
Siew Tzuh Tang, Chen Hsiu Chen, Fur-Hsing Wen, Jen-Shi Chen, Wen-Cheng Chang, Chia-Hsun Hsieh, Wen-Chi Chou, Ming-Mo Hou.

Development and Assessment of a Measure of Parent and Child Needs in Pediatric Palliative Care
James P. Donnelly, Kim Downing, Jason Cloen, Patricia Fragen, Alyssa W. Gupton, Jen Misasi, Kelly Michelson.

Family Caregivers’ Reflections on Experiences of Assisted Suicide in Switzerland: A Qualitative Interview Study
C. Gamondi, Murielle Pott, Nancy Preston, Sheila Payne.

Opioids in the Treatment of Pain. Beliefs, Knowledge, and Attitudes of the General Spanish Population. Identification of Subgroups Through Cluster Analysis
Helena de Sola, Alejandro Salazar, María Dueñas, Inmaculada Failde.

Advance Care Planning in Community-Dwelling Patients With Dementia
Jane L. Givens, Rebecca L. Sudore, Gad A. Marshall, Alyssa B. Dufour, Ilona Kopits, Susan L. Mitchell.

Chemotherapy Use, End-of-Life Care, and Costs of Care Among Patients Diagnosed With Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer
Yuhua Bao, Renee C. Maciejewski, Melissa M. Garrido, Manish A. Shah, Paul K. Maciejewski, Holly G. Prigerson.

Palliative Care Need and Availability in Four Referral Hospitals in Senegal: Results from a Multicomponent Assessment
Hana Hamdi, Oumar Ba, Serigne Niang, Christian Ntizimira, Mouhadou Mbengue, Aminata Sophie Coulbary, Rokhaya Niang, Matthew Parsons, Joseph J. Amon, Diederik Lohman.

Outpatient Pain Medication Use: An Electronic Daily Diary Study in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Ellen Stephenson, Anita DeLongis, Brian Bruel, Hoda Badr.

Menopausal-Related Symptoms in Women One Year After Breast Cancer Surgery
Melissa Mazor, Kathryn Lee, Anand Dhruva, Janine K. Cataldo, Steven M. Paul, Michelle Melisko, Betty J. Smoot, Jon D. Levine, Charles Elboim, Yvette P. Conley, Christine Miaskowksi.

This is only a part of the April 2018 issue.

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.

View the complete table of contents for the January 2018 issue on the JPSM website.