Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine
News Letter No.52
Aug 2011  52
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
対象雑誌に掲載された医学論文のうち緩和ケアの臨床家にとって有用と思われる、レビュー、学会の推奨、メタアナ ライシス、無作為化試験、あるいは、大規模サーベイなどを列記します。 今期も緩和治療に関する複数の無作為化比較試験などが腫瘍学誌に掲載されています

Edwards A, Pang N, Shiu V, Chan C. The understanding of spirituality and the potential role of spiritual care in end-of-life and palliative care: a meta-study of qualitative research. Palliat Med. 2010;24(8): 753-770.

Parker D, Hodgkinson B. A comparison of palliative care outcome measures used to assess the quality of palliative care provided in long-term care facilities: a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2011;25(1): 5-20.

Rayner L, Prince A, Evans A, et al. Antidepressants for the treatment of depression in palliative care: systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2011;25(1): 36-51.

Hopkinson JB, Okamoto I, Addington-Hall JM. What to care when off treatment and living with involuntary weight loss and cancer: a systematic search and narrative review. Support Care Cancer. 2011;19(1): 1-17.

Donovan KA, Jacobsen PB. The fatigue symptom inventory: a systematic review of its psychometric properties. Support Care Cancer. 2011;19(2): 169-185.

Porter LS, Keefe FJ, Garst J, et al. Caregiver-assisted coping skills training for lung cancer: results of a randomized clinical trial. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011;41(1): 1-13.

Seow H, Barbera L, Sutradhar R, et al. Trajectory of performance status and symptom scores for patients with cancer during the last six months of life. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(9): 1151-1158.

Alonso-Babarro A, Bruera E, Varela-Cerdeira M, et al. Can this patient be discharged home? Factors associated with at-home death among patients with cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(9): 1159-1167.

Peppercorn JM, Smith TJ, Helft PR, et al. American society of clinical oncology statement: Toward individualized care for patients with advanced cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(6): 755-760.

Gilbertson-White S, Aouizerat BE, Jahan T, Miaskowski C. A review of the literature on multiple symptoms, their predictors, and associated outcomes in patients with advanced cancer. Palliat Support Care. 2011;9(1): 81-102.

Murphy RA, Mourtzakis M, Chu SQC, et al. Nutritional intervention with fish oil provides a benefit over standard of care for weight and skeletal muscle mass in patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer receiving chemotherapy. Cancer. 2011;117(8): 1775-1782.

Boston P, Bruce A, Schreiber R. Existential suffering in the palliative care setting: An integrated literature review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011;41(3): 604-618.

Quibell R, Prommer EE, Mihalyo M, Twycross R, Wilcock A. Ketamine. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011;41(3): 640-649.

Kurita GP, Sjogren P, Ekholm O, et al. Prevalance and predictors of cognitive dysfunction in opioid-treated patients with cancer: a multinational study. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(10):1297-303.

Mohile SG, Fan L, Reeve E, et al. Association of cancer with geriatric syndromes in older medicare beneficiaries. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(11):1458-64.

Casarett D, Johnson M, Smith D, Richardson D. The Optimal Delivery of Palliative Care: A National Comparison of the Outcomes of Consultation Teams vs Inpatients Units. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171(7):649-55.

From Japan

Yoshida S, Hirai K, Morita T, et al. Experience with prognostic disclosure of families of Japanese patients with cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011;41(3): 594-603.

Soga Y, Sugiura Y, Takahashi K, et al. Progress of oral care and reduction of oral mucositis ? a pilot study in a hematopoietic stem cell transplantation ward. Support Care Cancer. 2011;19(2): 303-307.

Ando M, Morita T, Miyashita M, et al. Factors that influence the efficacy of bereavement life review therapy for spiritual well-being: a qualitative analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2011;19(2): 309-314.