Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine
News Letter No.33
Nov 2006  33
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

Woo SB, Hellstein JW, Kalmar JR. Systematic review: bisphosphonates and osteonecrosis of the jaws. Ann Intern Med. 2006; 144(10):753-761.

Kris MG, Hesketh PJ, Somerfield MR, et al. American Society of Clinical Oncology guideline for antiemetics in oncology: update 2006. J Clin Oncol. 2006; 24(18):2932-2947.

Early satiety:重要だが見逃されている症状
Davis MP, Walsh D, Lagman R, Yavuzsen T. Early satiety in cancer patients: a common and important but underrecognized symptom. Support Care Cancer. 2006; 14(7):693-698.

Conn VS, Hafdahl AR, Porock DC, McDaniel R, Nielsen PJ. A meta-analysis of exercise interventions among people treated for cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2006; 14(7):699-712.

Schofield P, Carey M, Love A, Nehill C, Wein S. 'Would you like to talk about your future treatment options?' discussiong the transition from curative cancer treatment to palliative care. Palliat Med. 2006; 20(4):397-406.

Demark-Wahnefried W, Clipp EC, Morey MC, et al. Lifestyle intervention development study to improve physical function in older adults with cancer: outcomes from project LEAD. J Clin Oncol. 2006; 24(21):3465-3473.

Matsuyama R, Reddy S, Smith TJ. Why do patients choose chemotherapy near the end of life? A review of the perspective of those facing death from cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2006; 24(21):3490-3496.

Horning SJ, Mellstedt H. Introduction: ASCO-ESMO consensus statement on quality cancer care. J Clin Oncol. 2006; 24(21):3497.

McNamara B, Rosenwax LK, Holman CD. A method for defining and estimating the palliative care population. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 32(1):5-12.

Noble SI, Finlay IG. Have palliative care teams' attitudes toward venous thromboembolism changed? A survey of thromboprophylaxis practice across British specialist palliative care units in the years 2000 and 2005. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 32(1):38-43.

Sherman AC, Edwards D, Simonton S, Mehta P. Caregiver stress and burnout in an oncology unit. Palliat Support Care. 2006; 4(1):65-81.

Mercadante S, Villari P, Ferrera P, et al. Safety and effectiveness of intravenous morphine for episodic breakthrough pain in patients receiving transdermal buprenorphine. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 32(2):175-179.

From Japan
Tamura K, Ichihara K, Maetaki E, Takayama K, Tanisawa K, Ikenaga M. Development of a spiritual pain assessment sheet for terminal cancer patients: targeting terminal cancer patients admitted to palliative care units in Japan. Palliat Support Care. 2006; 4(2):179-188.

Tamura K, Kikui K, Watanabe M. Caring for the spiritual pain of patients with advanced cancer: a phenomenological approach to the lived experience. Palliat Support Care. 2006; 4(2):189-196.

Ohno T, Noguchi W, Nakayama Y, Kato S, Tsujii H, Suzuki Y. How do we interpret the answer "Neither" when physicians ask patients with cancer "Are you depressed or not?" J Palliat Med. 2006; 9(4):861-865.

Matsuda Y, Takamiya Y, Morita T. What is palliative care performed in certified palliative care units in Japan? J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 31(5):380-382.

Onishi H, Okuno S, Yae S, et al. Brief psychotic disorder mimicking the symptoms of cerebrovascular attack evoked by symptoms that symbolized death in a patient with terminal stage stomach cancer: case report and review of the literature. Palliat Support Care. 2006; 4(1):87-89.

Morita T, Matsuda T, Tei Y, Takada T. Nontraumatic subcutaneous emphysema from rectal cancer perforation completely resolved after intensive pain control. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 32(1):3-4.

Morita T, Tei Y. Skin reaction to both morphine and fentanyl attenuated by steroids and antihistaminics. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 32(2):100-101.