Highlights of the May 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Read the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM.

Palliative care in the time of COVID-19
Sebastiano Mercadante, Claudio Adile, Patrizia Ferrera, Fausto Giuliana, Lidia Terruso, Tania Piccione

Bereavement support on the frontline of COVID-19: Recommendations for hospital clinicians
Natalie C. Ernecoff, Kathryn L. Wessell, Laura C. Hanson, Christopher M. Shea, Stacie B. Dusetzina, Morris Weinberger, Antonia V. Bennett

Understanding end of life preferences: Predicting life prolonging treatment preferences among community dwelling older Americans
Allison B. Brenner, Lesli E. Skolarus, Chithra R. Perumalswami, James F. Burke

Racial and ethnic differences in communication and care for children with advanced cancer
Jennifer W. Mack, Hajime Uno, Clare J. Twist, Rochelle Bagatell, Abby R. Rosenberg, Araz Marachelian, M. Meaghan Granger, Julia Glade Bender, Justin N. Baker, Julie R. Park, Susan L. Cohn, Jorge H. Fernandez, Lisa R. Diller, Suzanne Shusterman

Terminally ill cancer patients’ emotional preparedness for death is distinct from their accurate prognostic awareness
Siew Tzuh Tang, Wen-Chi Chou, Chia-Hsun Hsieh, Wen-Cheng Chang, Jen-Shi Chen, Fur-Hsing Wen

Articles were submitted by David Casarett, MD MA, Senior Associate Editor, JPSM.

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