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 – March 2019
Volume 57, Issue 3, p525-704, e1-e14

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

Original Articles

End-of-Life Culture Change Practices in U.S. Nursing Homes in 2016/2017
Margot L. Schwartz, Julie C. Lima, Melissa A. Clark, Susan C. Miller, p525–534

Nonmalignant Pain Symptom Subgroups in Nursing Home Residents
Christine M. Ulbricht, Jacob N. Hunnicutt, Giovanni Gambassi, Anne L. Hume, Kate L. Lapane, p535–544.e1

The Effect of Residential Aged Care Size, Ownership Model, and Multichain Affiliation on Resident Comfort and Symptom Management at the End of Life
Rosemary Frey, Deborah Balmer, Jackie Robinson, Merryn Gott, Michal Boyd, p545–555.e1

Advance Directives, Medical Conditions, and Preferences for End-of-Life Care Among Physicians: 12-year Follow-Up of the Johns Hopkins Precursors Study
Joseph J. Gallo, Martha Abshire, Seungyoung Hwang, Marie T. Nolan, p556–565

Comparison of Fatigue, Pain, and Depression in Patients With Advanced Kidney Disease and Cancer—Symptom Burden and Clusters
Manisha Jhamb, Khaled Abdel-Kader, Jonathan Yabes, Yisi Wang, Steven D. Weisbord, Mark Unruh, Jennifer L. Steel, p566–575.e3

Spiritual Experiences of Adults With Advanced Cancer in Outpatient Clinical Settings
Saneta Maiko, Shelley A. Johns, Paul R. Helft, James E. Slaven, Ann H. Cottingham, Alexia M. Torke, p576–586.e1

Opportunities to Improve Detection and Treatment of Depression Among Patients With Breast Cancer Treated in an Integrated Delivery System
Devon K. Check, Marilyn L. Kwan, Neetu Chawla, Stacie B. Dusetzina, Emily Valice, Isaac J. Ergas, Janise M. Roh, Tatjana Kolevska, Donald L. Rosenstein, Lawrence H. Kushi, p587–595

Pretreatment Psychoneurological Symptoms and Their Association With Longitudinal Cognitive Function and Quality of Life in Older Breast Cancer Survivors
Danielle B. Tometich, Brent J. Small, Judith E. Carroll, Wanting Zhai, George Luta, Xingtao Zhou, Lindsay C. Kobayashi, Tim Ahles, Andrew J. Saykin, Jonathan D. Clapp, Heather S.L. Jim, Paul B. Jacobsen, Arti Hurria, Deena Graham, Brenna C. McDonald, Neelima Denduluri, Martine Extermann, Claudine Isaacs, Asma Dilawari, James Root, Christine Rini, Jeanne S. Mandelblatt for the Thinking and Living with Cancer (TLC) Study, p596–606

FAmily-CEntered (FACE) Advance Care Planning Among African-American and Non-African-American Adults Living With HIV in Washington, DC: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Increase Documentation and Health Equity
Maureen E. Lyon, Leah Squires, Lawrence J. D'Angelo, Debra Benator, Rachel K. Scott, Isabella H. Greenberg, Patricia Tanjutco, Melissa M. Turner, Tara E. Weixel, Yao I. Cheng, Jichuan Wang, p607–616

Identifying Symptom Clusters Among People Living With HIV on Antiretroviral Therapy in China: A Network Analysis
Zheng Zhu, Yan Hu, Weijie Xing, Mengdi Guo, Rui Zhao, Shuyu Han, Bei Wu, p617–626

Special Article

Safe and Appropriate Use of Methadone in Hospice and Palliative Care: Expert Consensus White Paper
Mary Lynn McPherson, Kathryn A. Walker, Mellar P. Davis, Eduardo Bruera, Akhila Reddy, Judith Paice, Kasey Malotte, Dawn Kashelle Lockman, Charles Wellman, Shelley Salpeter, Nina M. Bemben, James B. Ray, Bernard J. Lapointe, Roger Chou, p635–645.e4

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

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