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

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

Original Articles

End-of-Life Experience of Older Adults Dying of End-Stage Renal Disease: A Comparison With Cancer

Melissa W. Wachterman, Stuart, R. Lipsitz, Karl A. Lorenz, Edward R. Marcantonio, Zhonghe Li, and Nancy L. Keating

Effect of Prophylactic Fentanyl Buccal Tablet on Episodic Exertional Dyspnea: A Pilot Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

David Hui, Kelly Kilgore, Susan Frisbee-Hume, Minjeong Park, Diane Liu, Diwakar D. Balachandran, and Eduardo Bruera

A Survey to Evaluate Facilitators and Barriers to Quality Measurement and Improvement: Adapting Tools for Implementation Research in Palliative Care Programs

Sydney M. Dy, Nebras Abu Al Hamayel, Susan M. Hannum, Ritu Sharma, Sarina R. Isenberg, Kamini Kuchinad, Junya Zhu, Katherine Smith, Karl A. Lorenz, Arif H. Kamal, Anne M. Walling, and Sallie J. Weaver

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 Casarett, MD MA, Senior Associate Editor, JPSM

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