Most Read Articles from January’s Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Read the Most Read articles of the January issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM.


The Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome: A Review of the Implications, Etiology, and Treatments

  • Leon Margolin, MD, PhD, Doris K. Cope, MD, Rachel Bakst-Sisser, MD, Joshua Greenspan, MD

Drugs Used for Euthanasia: A Repeated Population-Based Mortality Follow-Back Study in Flanders, Belgium, 1998–2013

  • Sigrid Dierickx, PhD, Joachim Cohen, PhD, Robert Vander Stichele, PhD, Luc Deliens, Phd, Kenneth Chambaere, Phd

Oxygen Is Nonbeneficial for Most Patients Who Are Near Death

  • Margaret L. Campbell, PhD, RN, FPCN, Hossein Yarandi, PhD, Emily Dove-Medows, RN, MSN, CNM

Opioid-Induced Itching: Morphine Sulfate and Hydromorphone Hydrochloride

  • Jerald Katcher, MD, Declan Walsh, MSc, FACP

Opioids in renal failure and dialysis patients

  • Mervyn Dean, MB, ChB, CCFP

Symptoms in the Month Before Death for Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Managed Without Dialysis

  • Fliss E. Murtagh, PhD, MRCGP, MSc, Julia Addington-Hall, BA, PhD, Polly Edmonds, FRCP, Paul Donohoe, FRCP, PhD, Irene Carey, MRCPI, MSc, Karen Jenkins, RN, PG Dip HE, Irene J. Higginson, PhD, FFPHM

Articles were identified by Elsevier and David Casarett, MD MA, Editor in Chief, JPSM.

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