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Videos

Health Literacy and Patient Safety Video

From the American Medical Association Foundation on YouTube

Videos

CDC Health Literacy Resources

Tools

HEALTH TiPS

From the American College of Physicians. Consists of two-sided 4”x6” sheets which help patients to present important questions to their physician related to their health conditions. HEALTH TiPS are written at or below a fifth grade reading level and enable patients with limited health literacy to have more effective interactions with their physicians

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Health Literacy—REALM-SF

Quick assessment of adult patient health literacy

Tools

Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) Scale

The Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale tool plus description and instructions

Tools

Words to Watch

From the National Patient Safety Foundation

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Karnofsky Performance Scale Index

The Karnofsky Performance Scale Index allows patients to be classified as to their functional impairment. This can be used to compare effectiveness of different therapies and to assess the prognosis in individual patients. The lower the Karnofsky score, the worse the survival for most serious illnesses.

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NCCN Distress Screen

From the National Comprehensive Cancer Network; tests the level of distress in cancer patients

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Oncology Patient Communication Tools

Post-Discharge-Tool.pdf

Post-Discharge Tool

Developed by the National Patient Safety Foundation for the clinician while communicating discharge instructions to the patient

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