Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine
News Letter No.47
May 2010  47
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

Lower EE, Fleishman S, Cooper A, et al. Efficacy of dexmethylphenidate for the treatment of fatigue after cancer chemotherapy: a randomized clinical trial. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;38(5): 650-662.

Sohl SJ, Schnur JB, Montgomery GH. A meta-analysis of the relationship between response expectancies and cancer treatment-related side effect. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;38(5): 775-784.

Dow LA, Matsuyama RK, Ramakrishnan V, et al. Paradoxes in advance care planning: The complex relationship of oncology patients, their physicians, and advance medical directives. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(2):299-304.

El-Jawahri A, Podgurski LM, Eichler AF, et al. Use of video to facilitate end-of-life discussions with patients with cancer: A randomized controlled trial. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(2):305-310.

Balboni TA, Paulk ME, Balboni MJ, et al. Provision of spiritual care to patients with advanced cancer: Associations with medical care and quality of life near death. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(3):445-452.

終末期がん治療のquality indicator
Seow H, Snyder CF, Mularski RA, et al. A framework for assessing quality indicators for cancer care at the end of life. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;38(6):903-912.

Flemming K. The use of morphine to treat cancer-related pain: A synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2010;39(1):139-154.

From Japan
我が国の遺族調査の結果から導かれた「望ましい看取りのケア」に関する研究がJournal of Clinical Oncologyに掲載されています。

Shinjo T, Morita T, Hirai K, et al. Care for imminently dying cancer patients: Family members’ experiences and recommendations. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(1):142-148.

Kawagoe I, Ito M, Matsuura S, Kawagoe K. Home hospice care for the lung cancer patients living alone: A case report from Japan. J Palliat Care. 2009;25(4):289-293.