Journal Club

The UBC Division of Palliative Medicine Journal Club meets every month and the cycle runs from September to June of the following year. Attendance can be done either in person or by phone. The journal club is currently organized by Dr. Jyothi Jayaraman. Those who are interested in presenting articles for the next season (September 2017- June 2018) please contact Kathryn Inman at ksinman@mail.ubc.ca, so that Dr. Jayaraman can contact you.

 

Date & Time:

Second Wednesday of every month from 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Location:

The Radiation Oncology Seminar Room (#4480) at BCCA

Phone Number:

Local: (604) 899-2339

Long Distance: 1-877-385-4099

Participant Access Code #9501765

 

This is approved for Mainpro 1- 1 credit (or equivalent for the Royal College).

 

2017 Journal Articles

de la Cruz, M., Yennu, S., Liu, D., Wu, J., Reddy, A., & Bruera, E. (2017). Increased Symptom Expression among Patients with Delirium Admitted to an Acute Palliative Care Unit. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 20(6), 638-41. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2016.0315

Fang, M. L., Sixsmith, J., Sinclair, S. & Horst, G. (2016). A knowledge synthesis of culturally- and spiritually-sensitive end-of-life care: findings from a scoping review. BMC Geriatrics, 16:107. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-016-0282-6

Rogers, J. G., Patel, C. B., Mentz, R. J., Granger, B. B., Steinhauser, K. E., Fiuzat, M., . . . Tulsky, J.A. (2017). Palliative Care in Heart Failure: The PAL-HF Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 70(3), 331-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2017.05.030

Zimmermann, C., Swami, N., Krzyzanowska, M., Leighl, N., Rydall, A., Rodin, G., . . . Hannon, B. (2016). CMAJ, 188(10), E217-27. https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.151171

 

2016 Journal Articles

Bandieri, E., Romero, M., Ripamonti, C. I., Artioli, F., Sichetti, D., Fanizza, C., . . .  Luppi, M. (2015). Randomized Trial of Low-Dose Morphine Versus Weak Opioids in Moderate Cancer Pain. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 34(5), 436-42. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2015.61.0733

Fallon, M., Hoskin, P. J., Colvin, L. A., Fleetwood-Walker, S. M., Adamson, D., Byrne, A., . . . Laird, B. J. A. (2015). Randomized Double-Blind Trial of Pregabalin Versus Placebo in Conjunction With Palliative Radiotherapy for Cancer-Induced Bone Pain. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 34(6), 550-6. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2015.63.8221

Kim, S. Y. H., De Vries, R. G., & Peteet, J.R. (2016). Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide of Patients With Psychiatric Disorders in the Netherlands 2011 to 2014. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(4), 362–8. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.2887

Prigerson, H. G., Bao, Y., Shah, M. A., Paulk, M. E., LeBlanc, T. W., Schneider, B. J., . . . Maciejewski, P. K. (2015). Chemotherapy Use, Performance Status, and Quality of Life at the End of Life. JAMA Oncology, 1(6), 778–84. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.2378

Silva, M. D., Genoff, M., Zaballa, A., Jewell, S., Stabler, S., Gany, F. M., & Diamond, L. C. (2016). Interpreting at the End of Life: A Systematic Review of the Impact of Interpreters on the Delivery of Palliative Care Services to Cancer Patients With Limited English Proficiency. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 51(3), 569-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.10.011

 

2015 Journal Articles

Ali, S., Chambers, A., Johnson, D., Newton, A., Vandermeer, B., Williamson, J., & Curtis, S. (2014). Reported practice variation in pediatric pain management: A survey of Canadian pediatric emergency physicians. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 16(5), 352-360. https://doi.org/10.2310/8000.2013.131261

Bakitas, M. A., Tosteson, T.D., Li, Z., Lyons, K. D., Hull, J. G., Li, Z., . . . Tim A. Ahles, T. A., (2015). Early Versus Delayed Initiation of Concurrent Palliative Oncology Care: Patient Outcomes in the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 33(13), 1438-45. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2014.58.6362

Barrocas, A., Geppert, C., Durfee, S. M., O’Sullivan Maillet, J., Monturo, C., Mueller, C., . . . A.S.P.E.N. Board of Directors. (2010). A.S.P.E.N. Ethics Position Paper. Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 25(6), 672-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/0884533610385429

Clay, A. S., & Abernethy, A. P. (2008). Total parenteral nutrition for patients with advanced life-limiting cancer: decision-making in the face of conflicting evidence. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 11(8), 1169-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/096992608X257638

Dionne-Odom, J. N., Azuero, A., Lyons, K. D., Hull, J. G., Tosteson, T. D., Li, Z., . . . Bakitas, M. A. (2015). Benefits of Early Versus Delayed Palliative Care to Informal Family Caregivers of Patients With Advanced Cancer: Outcomes From the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 33(13), 1446-52. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2014.58.7824

Epstein, R. M., & Krasner, M. S. (2013). Physician Resilience: What It Means, Why It Matters, and How to Promote It. Academic Medicine, 88(3), 301–3. https://doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0b013e318280cff0

Gilewski, T. (2015). The Complexities of Compassion in Patient Care. JAMA Oncology, 1(2), 183-4. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2014.296

Gomes, B. (2015). Palliative Care: If It Makes a Difference, Why Wait?. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 33(13), 1420-1. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2014.60.5386

Kearney, M. K., Weininger, R. B., Vachon, M. L. S., Harrison, R. L., & Mount, B. M. (2009). Self-care of Physicians Caring for Patients at the End of Life. JAMA, 301(11), 1155-64. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2009.352

Makowski, S. K. E., & Epstein, R. M. (2011). Turning Toward Dissonance: Lessons From Art, Music, and Literature. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 43(2), 293-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2011.06.014

Tanco, K., Rhondali,W., Perez-Cruz, P., Tanzi, S., Chisholm, G. B., Baile, W., . . . Bruera, E. (2014). Patient Perception of Physician Compassion After a More Optimistic vs a Less Optimistic Message. JAMA Oncology, 1(2), 176-83. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2014.297

Zwack, J., & Schweitze, J. (2013). If Every Fifth Physician Is Affected by Burnout, What About the Other Four? Resilience Strategies of Experienced Physicians. Academic Medicine, 88(3), 382-9. https://doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0b013e318281696b

 

2014 Journal Articles

Cook, K., Siden, H., Jack, S., Thabane, L., & Browne, G. (2013). Up against the System: A Case Study of Young Adult Perspectives Transitioning from Pediatric Palliative Care. Nursing Research and Practice, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/286751

Lowe, S. S., Danielson, B., & Beaumont, C., Watanabe, S. M., Baracos, V. E., & Courneya, K.S. (2013). Associations Between Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Cancer Patients With Brain Metastases. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 48(3), 322-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.10.012

Fainsinger, R. L. (2014). Palliative sedation—still a complex clinical issue! Current Oncology21(2), 62–63. http://doi.org/10.3747/co.21.1915

Hoe, J., Hancock, G., Livingston, G., Woods, B., Challis, D., & Orrell, M. (2009). Changes in the Quality of Life of People with Dementia Living in Care Homes. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders23(3), 285–290. http://doi.org/10.1097/WAD.0b013e318194fc1e

Hui, D., Kim, S., Roquemore, J., Dev, R., Chisholm, G., & Bruera, E. (2014). Impact of timing and setting of palliative care referral on quality of end-of-life care in cancer patients. TOC, 120(11), 1743–9. https://doi.org/ 10.1002/cncr.28628

Hwang, D., Teno, J. M., Gozalo, P., & Mitchell, S. (2014). Feeding Tubes and Health Costs Postinsertion in Nursing Home Residents With Advanced Dementia. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 47(6), 1116-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.08.007

Gallagher, R., & Krawczyk, M. (2013). Family members’ perceptions of end-of-life care across diverse locations of care. BMC Palliative Care, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-684X-12-25

McKinnon, M., Azevedo, C., Bush, S. H., Lawlor, P., & Pereira, J. (2014). Practice and documentation of palliative sedation: a quality improvement initiative. Current Oncology, 21(2), 100–103. http://doi.org/10.3747/co.21.1773

Thomas, H., Randolph, M., & Pruemer, J. (2014). The effects of a palliative care program on antidepressant use and continuing maintenance medications in near end-of-life oncology patients (the HEALED study). Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice, 21(5), 331–8. https://doi.org/10.1177/1078155214531608

Zirker, W., Dorokhine, I., Knapp, C. M., Patel, N., & Musuku, M. (2013). Drugs Aging, 30(8), 639–44. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40266-013-0087-7

 

2013 Journal Articles

Claessens, P., Menten, J., Schotsmans, P., & Broeckaert, B. (2011). Level of Consciousness in Dying Patients. The Role of Palliative Sedation: A Longitudinal Prospective Study. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 29(3), 195-200. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909111413890

Hardy, J., Quinn, S., Fazekas, B., Plummer, J., Eckermann, S., Agar, M., . . . Currow, D. C. (2012). Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy and Toxicity of Subcutaneous Ketamine in the Management of Cancer Pain. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 30(29), 3611-17. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2012.42.1081

Hui, D., Xu, A., Frisbee-Hume, S., Chisholm, G., Morgado, M., Reddy, S., & Bruera, E. (2014). Effects of Prophylactic Subcutaneous Fentanyl on Exercise-Induced Breakthrough Dyspnea in Cancer Patients: A Preliminary Double-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 47(2), 209-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.03.017

Kripp, M., Willer, A., Schmidt, C., Pilz, L. R., Gencer, D. Buchheidt, D., . . . Hofheinz, R.-D. (2013). Patients with malignant hematological disorders treated on a palliative care unit: prognostic impact of clinical factors. Annals of Hematology, 93(2), 317-25. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00277-013-1861-7

Pontin, D., & Jordan, N. (2011). Issues in prognostication for hospital specialist palliative care doctors and nurses: A qualitative inquiry. Palliative Medicine, 27(2), 165-71. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216311432898

Rady, M. Y., & Verheijde, J. L. (2012). Deep Sedation at the End of Life: Life-Shortening Effect and Palliative Efficacy. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 30(1), 100-1. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909112462863

Scarpia, E., Maltonib, M., Micelic, R., Marianic, L., Caracenid, A., Amadorie, D., & Nannia, O. (2011). Survival Prediction for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients: Revision of the Palliative Prognostic Score with Incorporation of Delirium. The Oncologist, 16, 1793–9.

Smith, E. M. L., Pang, H., Cirrincione, C., Fleishman, S., Paskett, E. D., Ahles, T., . . . Shapiro, C. L. (2013). Effect of Duloxetine on Pain, Function, and Quality of Life Among Patients With Chemotherapy-Induced Painful Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 309(13), 1359–1367. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2013.2813

Stark, D., Nankivell, M., Pujade-Lauraine, E., Kristensen, G., Elit, L., Stockler, M., . . . Perren, T. The Lancet Oncology, 14(3), 236-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(12)70567-3

Tarumi, Y., Wilson, M. P., Szafran, O., & Spooner, G. R. (2012). Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Oral Docusate in the Management of Constipation in Hospice Patients. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 45(1), 2-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2012.02.008

Yoong J, Park ER, Greer JA, Jackson VA, Gallagher ER, Pirl WF, Back AL, Temel JS. Early Palliative Care in Advanced Lung CancerA Qualitative Study. JAMA Internal Medicine, 173(4), 283-90. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.1874

 

2012 Journal Articles

Davies, H. E., Mishra, E. K., Kahan, B. C., Wrightson, J. M., Stanton, A.E., Guhan, A., . . . Rahman, N. M. (2012). Effect of an Indwelling Pleural Catheter vs Chest Tube and Talc Pleurodesis for Relieving Dyspnea in Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusion: The TIME2 Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA, 307(22), 2383–9. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2012.5535

Kaneishi, K., Kawabata, M., & Tatsuya Morita, T. (2012). Olanzapine for the Relief of Nausea in Patients With Advanced Cancer and Incomplete Bowel Obstruction. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 44(4), 604-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2011.10.023

Simon, S. T., Higginson, I. J., Booth, S., Harding, R., Weingärtner, V., & Bausewein, C. (2016). Benzodiazepines for the relief of breathlessness in advanced malignant and non-malignant diseases in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007354.pub3