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Words to Watch

From the National Patient Safety Foundation

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

Videos

CDC Health Literacy Resources

Videos

Health Literacy and Patient Safety Video

From the American Medical Association Foundation on YouTube

Guides and Policies

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care (3rd Ed.)

From the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care (via Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association). This document describes the eight domains for quality palliative care

Guides and Policies

Health Care Guideline, Palliative Care Adults

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

Tools

AGS Beers Pocket Card

AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults

Tools

Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS-r)

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.

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