Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine
News Letter No.34
Feb 2007  34
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

Gibson RJ, Keefe DMK. Cancer chemotherapy-induced diarrhea and constipation: mechanisms of damage and prevention strategies. Support Care Cancer. 2006; 14(9):890-900.

Argyriou AA, Chroni E, Koutras A, et al. Preventing paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy: A phase ・ trial of vitamin E supplementation. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 32(3):237-244.

Argyriou AA, Chroni E, Koutras A, et al. A randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of vitamin E supplementation for protection against cisplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy: final results. Support Care Cancer. 2006; 14(11):1134-1140.

Hauser CA, Stockler MR, Tattersall MHN. Prognostic factors in patients with recently diagnosed incurable cancer: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2006; 14(10):999-1011.

Mannix KA, Blackburn IM, Garland A, et al. Effectiveness of brief training in cognitive behaviour therapy techniques for palliative are practitioners. Palliat Med. 2006; 20(6):579-584.

Shragge JE, Wismer WV, Olson KL, Baracos VE. The management of anorexia by patients with advanced cancer: a critical review of the literature. Palliat Med. 2006; 20(6):623-629.

Macleod AD. Delirium: The clinical concept. Palliat Support Care. 2006; 4(3):305-312.

Ferreira KASL, Kimura M, Teixeira MJ. The WHO analgestic ladder for cancer pain control, twenty years of use. How much pain relief does one get from using it? Support Care Cancer. 2006; 14(11):1086-1093.

Given B, Given CW, Sikorskii A, Jeon S, Sherwood P, Rahbar M. The impact of providing symptom management assistance on caregiver reaction: results of a randomized trial. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 32(5):433-443.

Jones D, Edes T, Shreve S, Casarett DJ. You won't know if you're improving unless you measure: recommendations for evaluating hospice-veteran partnerships. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 32(5):488-496.

de Lima L. The international association for hospice and palliative care list of essential medicines for palliative care. Palliat Med. 2006; 20(7):647-651.

Alvarez MP, Agra Y. Systematic review of educational interventions in palliative care for primary care physicians. Palliat Med. 2006; 20(7):673-683.

Hudson PL, Kristjanson LJ, Ashyby M, et al. Desire for hastened death in patients with advanced disease and the evidence base of clinical guidelines: a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2006; 20(7):693-701.

Hudson LP, Schofield P, Kelly B, et al. Responding to desire to die statements from patients with advanced disease: recommendations for health professionals. Palliat Med. 2006; 20(7):703-710.

From Japan
Miyashita M, Hashimoto S, Kawa M, et al. Attitudes toward disease and prognosis disclosure and decision making for terminally ill patients in Japan, based on a nationwide random sampling survey of the general population and medical practitioners. Palliat Support Care. 2006; 4(4):389-398.

Ogawa M, Shinjo T, Tei Y, Morita T. Uncommon underlying etiologies of reversible delirium in terminally ill cancer patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 32(3):205-207.

「スピリチュアルペイン」についてのJapan Task Forceの概念化
Murata H, Morita T. Conceptualization of psycho-existential suffering by the Japanese task force: The first step of a nationwide project. Palliat Support Care. 2006; 4(3):279-285.