Highlights of the April Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal:

Special Article

Measuring What Matters: Top-Ranked Quality Indicators for Hospice and Palliative Care from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
Sydney Morss Dy, Kasey Kiley, Katherine Ast, Dale Lupu, Sally A. Norton, Susan C. McMillan, Keela Herr, Joseph D. Rotella, and David J. Casarett

Original Articles

Apoyo con Cariño: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Patient Navigator Intervention to Improve Palliative Care Outcomes for Latinos With Serious Illness
Stacy Fischer, Lilia Cervantes, Regina M. Fink, and Jean S. Kutner

Measuring End-of-Life Care and Outcomes in Residential Care/Assisted Living and Nursing Homes
Sheryl Zimmerman, Lauren Cohen, Jenny van der Steen, David Reed, Mirjam C. van Soest-Poortvliet, Laura C. Hanson, and Philip D. Sloane

Patient Characteristics Associated With Prognostic Awareness: A Study of a Canadian Palliative Care Population Using the InterRAI Palliative Care Instrument
Kathryn Fisher, Hsien Seow, Joachim Cohen, Anja Declercq, Shannon Freeman, and Dawn M. Guthrie

To access the articles, you must subscribe to JPSM or be a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). For further information on the Academy, call 847.375.4712 or visit aahpm.org.

Submitted by: David J. Casarett, MD, MA, Senior Associate Editor, JPSM

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