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

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

Promoting Evidence in Practice

The Role of Ownership in Hospice Care: Commentary on Teno et al.
David G. Stevenson

Original Articles

Comparative Analysis of Informal Caregiver Burden in Advanced Cancer, Dementia and Acquired Brain Injury
Richard Harding, Wei Gao, Diana Jackson, Clare Pearson, Joanna Murray, and Irene J. Higginson

Caregiver Expectations: Predictors of a Worse than Expected Caregiving Experience at the End of Life
Emma J. Burns, Stephen J. Quinn, Amy P. Abernethy, and David C. Currow

A Quantitative Study of Triggered Palliative Care Consultation for Hospitalized Patients with Advanced Cancer
Gabrielle B. Rocque, Toby C. Campbell, Sara K. Johnson, Jonathan King, Meghan R. Zander, Renae M. Quale, Jens C. Eickhoff, and James F. Cleary

Brief Report

Characteristics of Hospice Programs with Problematic Live Discharges
Joan M. Teno, Jason Bowman, Michael Plotzke, Pedro L. Gozalo, Thomas Christian, Susan C. Miller, Cindy Williams, and Vincent Mor

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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