Pain Management Yearbook 2017

Joav Merrick, M.D. (Editor)
Division of Adolescent Medicine, KY Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centers, Mt Scopus Campus, Jerusalem, Israel
School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Series: Disability Studies
BISAC: MED093000

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In this yearbook for 2017 we present you with some of the latest research on pain management. We start out with a section on psychosocial and ethical issue in cancer care. Then we move into issue on palliative care in cancer and then a whole section on biomarkers in oncology. The last section is about the use of medical cannabis in cancer care, relieving various symptoms and the use in people with post-traumatic stress syndrome. We hope that you as the reader will find the information of interest and useful in your work and research.

Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction: Complexity in Psychosocial Oncology (pp. 3-6)
(Blair Henry, Arnav Agarwal, Edward Chow and Joav Merrick)

Section One: Psychosocial and Ethical Issues along the Cancer Care Continuum (pp. 7-8)

Chapter 2. Finding a Home (Somewhere) For Medical Aid in Dying (pp. 9-14)
(Kathryn Morrison)

Chapter 3. The Use of Vitamins, Minerals, Herbal Supplements, and Other Dietary Supplements as Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Cancer Care: A Literature Review (pp. 15-26)
(Nicholas Lao, Madeleine Lao, Michael Lam, Arnav Agarwal, Edward Chow and Blair Henry)

Chapter 4. A Scoping Review of Psychosocial Interventions for Informal Caregivers of Palliative Cancer Patients (pp. 27-36)
(Leone L. Sutanto, Fiona M. Ying, Arnav Agarwal, Michael Lam, Edward Chow and Blair Henry)

Chapter 5. Clinicians’ Views on Palliative Sedation for Existential Suffering: A Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Studies (pp. 37-48)
(Michael Lam, Helen R. Lam, Arnav Agarwal, Ronald Chow, Selina Chow, Edward Chow, Christina De Longhi and Blair Henry)

Chapter 6. The Role of Social Work in the Long-Term Care of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Literature Review (pp. 49-56)
(Helen R. Lam, Michael Lam, Arnav Agarwal, Ronald Chow, Selina Chow, Edward Chow, Reena Besa and Blair Henry)

Chapter 7. Cultural and Religious Considerations in Cancer Care: Where Do Desires For Life-Sustaining Care and Miracles Come From? (pp. 57-68)
(Eva Bain, Michael Puopolo, Arnav Agarwal, Michael Lam, Edward Chow and Blair Henry)

Chapter 8. A Qualitative Review of Patient and Family Advisory Councils in Cancer Care (pp. 69-78)
(Shangjun (Collier) Jiang, Bo A. Wan, Michael Lam, Arnav Agarwal, Edward Chow and Blair Henry)

Chapter 9. Factors and Correlates of Depression in Advanced Cancer Patients: A Scoping Review (pp. 79-92)
(Michael Puopolo, Eva Bain, Arnav Agarwal, Michael Lam, Edward Chow and Blair Henry)

Chapter 10. A Review on the Impact of "Do-Not-Resuscitate" Orders on Mortality and Quality of Care (pp. 93-106)
(Bo Angela Wan, Collier Jiang, Arnav Agarwal, Michael Lam, Edward Chow and Blair Henry)

Chapter 11. The Impact of Breaking Bad News on Oncologist Burnout and How Communication Skills Can Help: A Scoping Review (pp. 107-118)
(Stephanie Cheon, Wayne Fu, Arnav Agarwal, Edward Chow and Blair Henry)

Chapter 12. Deactivating Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (ICDS) In Cancer Patients: A Scoping Review of Ethical Considerations (pp. 119-128)
(Adrianne Lebner and Maxwell J. Smith)

Chapter 13. Barriers to Home Death for Canadian Cancer Patients: A Literature Review (pp. 129-140)
(Michael Lam, Helen R. Lam, Arnav Agarwal, Henry Lam, Ronald Chow, Selina Chow, Stephanie Chan, Pearl Zaki and Edward Chow)

Chapter 14. Best Practices in Children’s Bereavement: A Qualitative Analysis of Needs and Services (pp. 141-152)
(Molly Gao and Marissa Slaven)

Section Two: Pain and Palliative Care (pp. 153-154)

Chapter 15. Improving Sublingual Fentanyl (Abstral) Prescribing, Administration and Titration in an In-Patient Specialist Palliative Care Unit in Scotland (pp. 155-162)
(Alison Thompson, Marnie Ferguson, Elinor Brabin, Katharine Thompson Shirley Kelly and Rosie Conway)

Chapter 16. Oska Pulse: A New Method of Pain Management (pp. 163-172)
(Kathy Davis)

Chapter 17. A Clinical Evaluation of a Community-Based Rehabilitation and Social Intervention Programme for Patients with Chronic Pain with Associated Multi-Morbidity (pp. 173-188)
(Ellen Wright, Roxaneh Zarnegar, Ingrid Hermansen and David McGavin)

Chapter 18. A Bone Scan Alone May Not Be Enough for the Diagnosis of Bone Metastases (pp. 189-194)
(Shannon Goodall, Ronald Chow, Leigha Rowbottom, Rachel McDonald, Monique Christakis, Carlo DeAngelis, Flay Charbonneau and Edward Chow)

Chapter 19. Disseminated Fungal Infection Mimicking Malignancy (pp. 195-200)
(Mary J. Tao, Rachel McDonald, Linda Probyn, Leigha Rowbottom, Michael Poon, Stephanie Chan and Edward Chow)

Chapter 20. The Improvement of Bone Metastases on Bone Scans Following Palliative Radiotherapy: A Case Report (pp. 201-206)
(Pearl Zaki, Stephanie Chan, Linda Probyn, Bo A Wan, Matthew Hwang, Angela Turner, Mary J. Tao and Edward Chow)

Chapter 21. Reactivation of Tuberculosis of the Left Hip Masquerading As Bone Metastasis: A Case Report (pp. 207-212)
(Adam Bobrowski, Rachel McDonald, Stephanie Chan, Linda Probyn, Leigha Rowbottom, Pearl Zaki, Bo Angela Wan, Mary Jiayi Tao and Edward Chow)

Chapter 22. The Rare Presentation of Lytic Bone Metastases in Prostate Cancer Patients (pp. 213-218)
(Matthew Hwang, Stephanie Chan, Pearl Zaki, Linda Probyn, Bo Angela Wan, Mary Jiayi Tao and Edward Chow)

Chapter 23. Cervical Spine Surgery for Complicated Spinal Metastases Secondary to Breast Cancer: A Case Report (pp. 219-224)
(Pearl Zaki, Michael Ford, Stephanie Chan, Linda Probyn, Justin Lee, Bo Angela Wan, Matthew Hwang, Angela Turner, Mary Jiayi Tao and Edward Chow)

Chapter 24. Diffuse-Type Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor of the Posterior C1 Arch: A Case Report (pp. 225-232)
(Linda Probyn, Julia Keith, Brendan C. Dickson, Catherine Lang, Nicholas Phan, Soliman Hany and Richard I. Aviv)

Chapter 25. Pelvic Insufficiency Fracture Mimicking Bone Metastasis: A Case Report (pp. 233-238)
(Yusuf Ahmed, Chris Dey, Stephanie Chan, Bo Angela Wan, Arnav Agarwal, Marko Popovic, Leila Malek and Edward Chow)

Section Three: Biomarkers in Oncology (pp. 239-240)

Chapter 26. Genetic Variants and Biological Markers of Cancer-Related Pain Sensitivity (pp. 241-266)
(Rachel McDonald, Adam Bobrowski, Matthew Choi, Stephanie Chan, Pearl Zaki, Bo Angela Wan, Anthony Furfari, Leigha Rowbottom, Henry Lam, Ronald Chow, George Charames, Azar Azad, Edward Chow and Carlo DeAngelis)

Chapter 27. Biomarkers Relating to Cancer-Related Symptom Burden and Quality Of Life (pp. 267-286)
(Leigha Rowbottom, Stephanie Chan, Bo Angela Wan, Pearl Zaki, Matthew Choi, Anthony Furfari, Rachel McDonald, Carlo DeAngelis, Azar Azad, Ronald Chow, Henry Lam, Edward Chow and George S. Charames)

Chapter 28. Biomarkers and Predictors of Efficacy of Analgesics in the Management of Cancer Pain (pp. 287-304)
(Adam Bobrowski, Arnav Agarwal, Leigha Rowbottom, Rachel McDonald, Anthony Furfari, Stephanie Chan, Pearl Zaki, Bo Angela Wan, Henry Lam, Azar Azad, Ronald Chow, Edward Chow, George S. Charames and Carlo DeAngelis)

Chapter 29. Biomarkers and Predictors of the Chemopreventative Capacity of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Nsaids) (pp. 305-318)
(Adam Bobrowski, Arnav Agarwal, Anthony Furfari, Rachel McDonald, Leigha Rowbottom, Stephanie Chan, Pearl Zaki, Bo Angela Wan, Henry Lam, Azar Azad, Ronald Chow, George S. Charames, Edward Chow and Carlo DeAngelis)

Chapter 30. Biomarkers of Radiation Response (pp. 319-328)
(Matthew Choi, Leigha Rowbottom, Rachel McDonald, Anthony Furfari, Stephanie Chan, Bo Angela Wan, Pearl Zaki, Azar Azad, Ronald Chow, Carlo DeAngelis, Henry Lam, Edward Chow and George S. Charames)

Chapter 31. Biomarkers of Susceptibility to Radiation-Related Toxicities (pp. 329-338)
(Anthony Furfari, Stephanie Chan, Pearl Zaki, Bo Angela Wan, Leigha Rowbottom, Rachel McDonald, Azar Azad, Ronald Chow, Carlo DeAngelis, Michael Lam, Henry Lam, Edward Chow and George S. Charames)

Chapter 32. Common Inflammatory Biomarkers of Cancer Prognosis (pp. 339-354)
(Bo Angela Wan, Michael Lam, Anthony Furfari, Rachel McDonald, Leigha Rowbottom, Stephanie Chan, Pearl Zaki, Carlo DeAngelis, Ronald Chow, George Charames, Henry Lam, Edward Chow and Azar Azad)

Chapter 33. Biological Biomarkers of Cancer Prognosis (pp. 355-368)
(Bo Angela Wan, Michael Lam, Anthony Furfari, Rachel McDonald, Leigha Rowbottom, Stephanie Chan, Pearl Zaki, Carlo DeAngelis, Ronald Chow, George Charames, Henry Lam, Edward Chow and Azar Azad)

Chapter 34. Genetic Biomarkers of Cancer Prognosis (pp. 369-382)
(Bo Angela Wan, Michael Lam, Anthony Furfari, Leigha Rowbottom, Rachel McDonald, Stephanie Chan, Pearl Zaki, Carlo DeAngelis, Azar Azad, Ronald Chow, Henry Lam, Edward Chow and George S. Charames)

Section Four: Medical Cannabis (pp. 383-384)

Chapter 35. Patient Characteristics from a Medical Cannabis Provider (pp. 385-394)
(Bo Angela Wan, Alexia Blake, Stephanie Chan, Amiti Wolt, Pearl Zaki, Liying Zhang, Marissa Slaven, Erynn Shaw, Carlo DeAngelis, Henry Lam, Vithusha Ganesh, Leila Malek, Edward Chow and Shannon O’Hearn)

Chapter 36. Symptom Clusters in Patient-Reported Outcomes of Medical Cannabis Patients (pp. 395-404)
(Nicholas Lao, Vithusha Ganesh, Liying Zhang, Leah Drost, Bo Angela Wan, Alexia Blake, Stephanie Chan, Amiti Wolt, Pearl Zaki, Marissa Slaven, Erynn Shaw, Carlo DeAngelis, Henry Lam, Leila Malek, Edward Chow and Shannon O’Hearn)

Chapter 37. The Use of Medical Cannabis in Cancer Patients (pp. 405-416)
(Pearl Zaki, Alexia Blake, Amiti Wolt, Stephanie Chan, Liying Zhang, Angela Wan, Henry Lam, Carlo DeAngelis, Marissa Slaven, Erynn Shaw, Vithusha Ganesh, Leila Malek, Edward Chow and Shannon O’Hearn)

Chapter 38. The use of Medical Cannabis In Common Medical Conditions Excluding Cancer (pp. 417-430)
(Pearl Zaki, Vithusha Ganesh, Shannon O’Hearn, Amiti Wolt, Stephanie Chan, Liying Zhang, Henry Lam, Bo Angela Wan, Marissa Slaven, Erynn Shaw, Carlo DeAngelis, Leila Malek, Edward Chow and Alexia Blake)

Chapter 39. Efficacy of Different Varieties of Medical Cannabis in Relieving Symptoms (pp. 431-442)
(Bo Angela Wan, Patrick Diaz, Alexia Blake, Stephanie Chan, Amiti Wolt, Pearl Zaki, Liying Zhang, Marissa Slaven, Erynn Shaw, Carlo DeAngelis, Henry Lam, Vithusha Ganesh, Leila Malek, Edward Chow and Shannon O’Hearn)

Chapter 40. Medical Cannabis Use for Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (pp. 443-456)
(Stephanie Chan, Alexia Blake, Amiti Wolt, Bo Angela Wan, Pearl Zaki, Liying Zhang, Henry Lam, Marissa Slaven, Erynn Shaw, Carlo DeAngelis, Vithusha Ganesh, Leila Malek, Edward Chow and Shannon O’Hearn)

Chapter 41. Medical Cannabis Use in Military and Police Veterans Diagnosed With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (pp. 457-468)
(Paul A. Smith, Stephanie Chan, Alexia Blake, Amiti Wolt, Liying Zhang, Bo Angela Wan, Pearl Zaki, Henry Lam, Carlo DeAngelis, Marissa Slaven, Erynn Shaw, Vithusha Ganesh, Leila Malek, Edward Chow and Shannon O’Hearn)

Chapter 42. The Effect of Medical Cannabis on Alcohol and Tobacco Use in Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (pp. 469-478)
(Shicheng Jin, Bo Angela Wan, Stephanie Chan, Paul A. Smith, Alexia Blake, Amiti Wolt, Liying Zhang, Henry Lam, Carlo DeAngelis, Marissa Slaven, Erynn Shaw, Vithusha Ganesh, Pearl Zaki, Leah Drost, Nicholas Lao, Leila Malek, Edward Chow and Shannon O’Hearn)

Chapter 43. Efficacy of Different Varieties of Medical Cannabis in Relieving Symptoms in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Patients (pp. 479-488)
(Leah Drost, Bo Angela Wan, Alexia Blake, Stephanie Chan, Amiti Wolt, Vithusha Ganesh, Liying Zhang, Marissa Slaven, Erynn Shaw, Carlo DeAngelis, Henry Lam, Pearl Zaki, Leila Malek, Edward Chow and Shannon O’Hearn)

Section Five: Acknowledgements (pp. 489-490)

Chapter 44. About the Editor (pp. 491-492)

Chapter 45. About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel (pp. 493-496)

Chapter 46. About the book series "Disability studies" (pp. 497-498)

Section Six: Index (pp. 499-500)

Index (pp.501)

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