Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine
News Letter No.44
Aug 2009  44
Journal Watch
聖隷三方原病院 緩和支持治療科  森田達也



Reviews, recommendations, meta-analyses, randomized controlled trials, and large surveys

Casarett DJ, Fishman JM, Lu HL, et al. The terrible choice: Re-evaluating hospice eligibility criteria for cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2008;27(6): 953-959.

Helbostad JL, Holen JC, Jordhoy MS, et al. A first step in the development of an international self-report instrument for physical functioning in palliative cancer care: A systematic literature review and an expert opinion evaluation study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;37(2): 196-205.

Bakitas M, Lyons KD, Hegel MT, et al. The project ENABLE U randomized controlled trial to improve palliative care for rural patients with advanced cancer: Baseline findings, methodological challenges, and solutions. Palliat Support Care. 2009;7(1): 75-86.

Auret KA, Schug SA, Bremner AP, Bulsara M. A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial assessing the impact of dexamphetamine on fatigue in patients with advanced cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;37(4): 613-621.

Kim JE, Dodd MJ, Aouizerat BE, Jahan T, Miaskowski C. A review of the prevalence and impact of multiple symptoms in oncology patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;37(4): 715-736.

Robb K, Oxberry SG, Bennett MI, Johnson MI, Simpson KH, Searle RD. A Cochrane systematic review of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for cancer pain. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;37(4): 746-753.

日本から Nishitateno T, Iiyori N, Isono S, Shinozuka N, Taguchi N, Ishikawa T. THAM improves an experimentally induced severe dyspnea. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;37(2): 212-219.

Morita T, Murata H, Kishi E, Miyashita M, Yamaguchi T, Uchitomi Y. Meaninglessness in terminally ill cancer patients: a randomized controlled study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;37(4): 649-658.