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

Promoting Evidence in Practice

Acknowledging the Person in the Clinical Encounter: Whole Person Care for Patients and Clinicians Alike. Commentary on Chochinov et al.
Christina M. Puchalski and Najmeh Jafari

Original Articles

Eliciting Personhood Within Clinical Practice: Effects on Patients, Families and Health Care Providers
Harvey Max Chochinov, Susan McClement, Thomas Hack, Genevieve Thompson, Brenda Dufault, and Mike Harlos

Preoperative Breast Pain Predicts Persistent Breast Pain and Disability Following Breast Cancer Surgery
Dale J. Langford, Brian Schmidt, Jon D. Levine, Gary Abrams, Charles Elboim, Laura Esserman, Deborah Hamolsky, Judy Mastick, Steven M. Paul, Bruce Cooper, Kord Kober, Marylin Dodd, Laura Dunn, Bradley Aouizerat, and Christine Miaskowski

Massage, Music and Art Therapy in Hospice: Results of a National Survey
Aleksandra S. Dain, Elizabeth H. Bradley, Rosemary Hurzeler, and Melissa D. Aldridge

Trajectories of Symptom Occurrence and Severity from Before Through Five Months After Lung Cancer Surgery
Trine Oksholm, Tone Rustoen, Bruce Cooper, Steven M. Paul, Steinar Solberg, Kari Henriksen, Johny Steinar Kongerud, and Christine Miaskowski

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