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

Below are the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM).

To access the articles, you must subscribe to JPSM or be a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM).

Gabapentin as an Adjuvant Therapy for Prevention of Acute Phantom-Limb Pain in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Amputation for Malignant Bone Tumors: A Prospective Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Xiandi Wang, Ying Yi, Dingbo Tang, Yi Chen, Yanhua Jiang, Jun Peng, and Jiwei Xiao

Causes of Hospital Admissions in Domus: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Specialized Palliative Cancer Care at Home
Kirstine Skov Benthien, Mie Nordly, Annika von Heymann-Horan, Kristina Rosengaard Holmenlund, Helle Timm, Geana Paula Kurita, Christoffer Johansen, Jakob Kjellberg, Hans von der Maase, and Per Sjøgren

Earlier Initiation of Community-Based Palliative Care Is Associated With Fewer Unplanned Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Presentations in the Final Months of Life: A Population-Based Study Among Cancer Decedents
Cameron M. Wright, David Youens, and Rachael E. Moorin

Submitted by David Casarett, MD MA, Senior Associate Editor, JPSM

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