Highlights of the October 2019 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.


Comfort Measures Orders and Hospital Transfers: Insights From the OPTIMISTIC Demonstration Project

Kathleen T. Unroe, Erin O’Kelly Phillips, Shannon Effler, Mary T. Ersek, Susan E. Hickman

Effect of Opioid Exposure on Efficacy and Tolerability of Sublingual Fentanyl and Subcutaneous Morphine for Severe Cancer Pain Episodes. Secondary Analysis From a Double-Blind Double-Dummy, Randomized Trial

Francesca Ricchini, Augusto Caraceni, Ernesto Zecca, Alessandra Pigni, Fabio Centurioni, Andrea Manzoni, Stein Kaasa, Cinzia Brunelli

Prophylactic Fentanyl Sublingual Spray for Episodic Exertional Dyspnea in Cancer Patients: A Pilot Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

David Hui, Farley Hernandez, Liliana Larsson, Diane Liu, Kelly Kilgore, Jane Naberhuis, Avery Virgilio, Suresh Reddy, Akhila Reddy, Shalini Dalal, Ali Haider, Larry Driver, Ahsan Azhar, Rony Dev, Eduardo Bruera


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

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