Innovations in End-of-Life Care
an international journal of leaders in end-of-life care
in Innovations in End-of-Life Care online, by category.
All copyrighted materials published here with permission. Please cite
these tools in the following way: Tool author. Tool title. Innovations
in End-of-Life Care. publication year;Volume (Number): www.edc.org/lastacts/
ASSESSING PATIENTS' EXPERIENCE
Palliative Care Outcome Scale (POS)
Please print out and complete the registration form and return to Dr.
Higginson if you wish to use this tool. Staff and Patient Questionnaires, and Palliative Outcome Scale Scoring Sheet
are available here.
© 1998 Irene Higginson, PhD
["Measuring Quality in Palliative Care," Vol. 2, No. 1, 2000]
Spiritual Assessment Tool (FICA)
© 1999 Christina Puchalski, MD
["Spirituality and End-of-Life Care," Vol. 1, No. 6, 1999]
Excerpts from Respecting Your Choices ™ Training Manual:
Protocol for Unit Nurses: Asking Patients about Advance Directives
["Communication, Truth-telling and Advance Care Planning," Vol. 1, No. 1, 1999]
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