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

Strategies to Support Recruitment of Patients With Life-Limiting Illness for Research: The Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group
Laura C. Hanson, Janet Bull, Kathryn Wessell, Lisa Massie, Rachael E. Bennett, Jean S. Kutner, Noreen M. Aziz, and Amy Abernethy

Symptom Incongruence Trajectories in Lung Cancer Dyads
Karen S. Lyons, Christopher S. Lee, Jill A. Bennett, Lillian M. Nail, Erik Fromme, Shirin O. Hiatt, and Aline G. Sayer

Repeated Assessments of Symptom Severity Improve Predictions for Risk of Death Among Patients With Cancer
Rinku Sutradhar, Clare Atzema, Hsien Seow, Craig Earle, Joan Porter, and Lisa Barbera

Palliative Radiation Before Hospice: The Long and the Short of It
Heidi N. Yeung, William M. Mitchell, Eric J. Roeland, Beibei Xu, Loren K. Mell, Quynh-Thu Le, and James D. Murphy

Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement Ameliorates the Impact of Pain on Self-Reported Psychological and Physical Function Among Opioid-Using Chronic Pain Patients
Eric L. Garland, Elizabeth Thomas, and Matthew O. Howard

Special Series on Research Methodology

Ethical Conduct of Palliative Care Research: Enhancing Communication Between Investigators and Institutional Review Boards
Amy P. Abernethy, Warren H. Capell, Noreen M. Aziz, Christine Ritchie, Maryjo Prince-Paul, Rachael E. Bennett, and Jean S. Kutner

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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