Publications






Effects of a programme of interventions on regional comprehensive palliative care for patients with cancer: a mixed-methods study.
Lancet Oncol 2013 Jun 9;14(7):638-46. Epub 2013 May 9.
Department of Palliative and Supportive Care, Palliative Care Team, and Seirei Hospice, Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan.

A region-based palliative care intervention trial using the mixed-method approach: Japan OPTIM study.
BMC Palliat Care 2012 Jan 11;11. Epub 2012 Jan 11.
Department of Palliative and Supportive Care, Palliative Care Team, and Seirei Hospice, Seirei Mikatahara, General Hospital 3453 Mikatahara-cho, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 433-8558, Japan.

Preference of place for end-of-life cancer care and death among bereaved Japanese families who experienced home hospice care and death of a loved one.
Support Care Cancer 2010 Nov 27;18(11):1445-53. Epub 2009 Oct 27.
Department of Adult Nursing/Palliative Care Nursing, School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan.

Palliative care in Japan: current status and a nationwide challenge to improve palliative care by the Cancer Control Act and the Outreach Palliative Care Trial of Integrated Regional Model (OPTIM) study.
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2008 Oct-Nov;25(5):412-8. Epub 2008 Jul 3.
Japan Cancer Society, Japan Department of Adult Nursing/Palliative Care Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, and The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Problem-solving therapy for psychological distress in Japanese cancer patients: preliminary clinical experience from psychiatric consultations.
Jpn J Clin Oncol 2008 Dec 12;38(12):867-70. Epub 2008 Nov 12.
Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive-Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan.

Perceptions of specialized inpatient palliative care: a population-based survey in Japan.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2008 Mar 28;35(3):275-82. Epub 2008 Jan 28.
Department of Adult Nursing/Palliative Care Nursing, School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Meaninglessness in terminally ill cancer patients: a validation study and nurse education intervention trial.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2007 Aug 4;34(2):160-70. Epub 2007 Jun 4.
Department of Palliative and Supportive Care, Palliative Care Team, and Seirei Hospice, Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan.

Barriers to providing palliative care and priorities for future actions to advance palliative care in Japan: a nationwide expert opinion survey.
J Palliat Med 2007 Apr;10(2):390-9
Department of Adult Nursing/Palliative Care Nursing, School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.


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