Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal:

Avoidable and Unavoidable Visits to the Emergency Department Among Patients With Advanced Cancer Receiving Outpatient Palliative Care
Marvin Omar Delgado-Guay, Yu Jung Kim, Seong Hoon Shin, Gary Chisholm, Janet Williams, Julio Allo, and Eduardo Bruera

What’s Different About Patients With Hematologic Malignancies? A Retrospective Cohort Study of Cancer Patients Referred to a Hospice Research Network
Thomas W. LeBlanc, Amy P. Abernethy, and David J. Casarett

Hospital End-of-Life Treatment Intensity Among Cancer and Non-Cancer Cohorts
Amber E. Barnato, Elan D. Cohen, Keili A. Mistovich, and Chung-Chou H. Chang

Predictors of Thirst in Intensive Care Unit Patients
Nancy A. Stotts, Shoshana R. Arai, Bruce A. Cooper, Judith E. Nelson, and Kathleen A. Puntillo

To access the articles, you must subscribe to JPSM or be a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). For further information on the Academy, call 847.375.4712 or visit aahpm.org.

Submitted by: David J. Casarett, MD, MA, Senior Associate Editor, JPSM