Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

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Journal of Pain and Symptom Management  
Former names
PRN Forum
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Pain Symptom Manage.
Discipline Pain management
Language English
Edited by Russell K. Portenoy
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0885-3924 (print)
1873-6513 (web)
OCLC no. 12629494

The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal that was established in 1986. It is a continuation of the PRN Forum (Pain Research News forum), a bimonthly journal published from 1982 to 1985.[1] It is the official journal of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and the United States Cancer Pain Relief Committee. The journal covers clinical research related to "the relief of illness burden among patients afflicted with serious or life-threatening illness".


  1. ^ "PRN forum". NLM Catalog. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 13 July 2011. 

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