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
From ICSI, Institute for Clinical System Improvement. Highlights steps for implementation of palliative care, identification of conditions which may prompt discussion of palliative care, aspects of care (domains of care) and cues for leading discussions
The ESAS is a tool that was developed to assist in the assessment of nine symptoms that are common in palliative care patients: pain, tiredness, drowsiness, nausea, lack of appetite, depression, anxiety, shortness of breath, and wellbeing. There is also a blank scale for patient-specific symptoms.