Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine
News Letter No.26
Feb 2005  26
Journal Watch
聖隷三方原病院ホスピス  森田 達也

Reviews, recommendations, meta-analyses, randomized controlled trials, and large surveys
Vigano A, Donaldson N, Higginson IJ, et al. Quality of life and survival prediction in terminal cancer patients: a multicenter study. Cancer. 2004; 101(5):1090-1098.
Tamayo AC, Diaz-Zuluaga PA. Management of opioid-induced bowel dysfunction in cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2004; 12(9):613-618.
Ocean AJ, Vahdat LT. Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: pathogenesis and emerging therapies. Support Care Cancer. 2004; 12(9):619-625.
Ahmed N, Bestall JC, Ahmedzai SH, et al. Systematic review of the problems and issues of accessing specialist palliative care by patients, carers and health and social care professionals. Palliat Med. 2004 ; 18(6): 525-542.
Hu WY, Chiu TY, Cheng YR, et al. Why Taiwanese hospice patients want to stay in hospital: health-care professionals’ beliefs and solutions. Support Care Cancer. 2004; 12(5): 285-92.
. Elsayem A, Swint K, Fisch MJ, et al. Palliative care inpatient service in a comprehensive cancer center: clinical and financial outcomes. J Clin Oncol. 2004; 22(10):2008-20014
Yabroff KR, Mandelblatt JS, Ingham J. The quality of medical care at the end-of-life in the USA: examples of process and outcome measures. Palliat Med. 2004; 18(3):202-216.
Eagar K, Gordon R, Green J, et al. An Australian casemix classification for palliative care: lessons and policy implications of a national study. Palliat Med. 2004; 18(3):227-233.
Eagar K, Green J, Gordon R. An Australian casemix classification for palliative care: technical development and results. Palliat Med. 2004; 18(3):217-226.
Lundholm K, Daneryd P, Bosaeus I, et al. Palliative nutritional intervention in addition to cyclooxygenase and erythropoietin treatment for patients with malignant disease: Effects on survival, metabolism, and function. Cancer. 2004; 100(9):1967-1977.
Davis MP, Dreicer R, Walsh D, et al. Appetite and cancer-associated anorexia: a review. J Clin Oncol. 2004; 22(8):1510-1517.
Bruera E, Moyano JR, Sala R, et al. Dexamethasone in addition to metoclopramide for chronic nausea in patients with advanced cancer: a randomized controlled trial. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2004; 28(4):381-388.
Caraceni A, Martini C, Zecca E, et al. Breakthrough pain characteristics and syndromes in patients with cancer pain. An international survey. Palliat Med. 2004; 18(3):177-183.
Stockler M, Vardy J, Pillai A, et al. Acetaminophen (paracetamol) improves pain and well-being in people with advanced cancer already receiving a strong opioid regimen: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled cross-over trial. J Clin Oncol. 2004; 22(16):3389-94.
Centeno C, Sanz A, Bruera E. Delirium in advanced cancer patients. Palliat Med. 2004; 18(3):184-194.
Vella-Brincat J, Macleod AD. Haloperidol in palliative care. Palliat Med. 2004;18(3):195-201.
Gysels M, Richardson A, Higginson IJ. Communication training for health professionals who care for patients with cancer: a systematic review of effectiveness. Support Care Cancer. 2004; 12(10):692-700.
Morales M, Mendez-Alvarez S, Martin-Lopez JV, et al. Biofilm: the microbial “bunker” for intravascular catheter-related infection. Support Care Cancer. 2004; 12(10):701-707.
Chochinov HM, Hack T, Hassard T, et al. Dignity and psychotherapeutic considerations in end-of-life care. J Palliat Care. 2004; 20(3):134-142. (Chochinovの”dignity”の観点からspiritual pain”概念を検討した特集号です
From Japan
Fukui S, Fukui N, Kawagoe H. Predictors of Place of Death for Japanese Patients with Advanced-Stage Malignant Disease in Home care Settings: A Nationwide Survey. Cancer. 2004; 101(2):1090-1098.
Akechi T, Okuyama T, Sugawara Y, Nakano T, Shima Y, Uchitomi Y. Major depression, adjustment disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder in terminally ill cancer patients: associated and predictive factors. J Clin Oncol. 2004; 22(10):1957-1965.
Morita T, You T, Shishido H, Inoue S. Chlorpheniramine Maleate as an Alternative to Antiemetic Cyclizine. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2004; 27(5):389-390.
Morita T, Miyashita M, Kimura R, Adachi I, Shima Y. Emotional burden of nurses in palliative sedation therapy. Palliat Med. 2004; 18(6):550-557