Promoting Excellence : Tool for Optimizing Psychosocial Care in ALS

Name:
Tool for Optimizing Psychosocial Care in ALS

Description:
A checklist for psychosocial care of the ALS patient.

Category:
Clinical Care Tools - Psychosocial

Source:
The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Workgroup of
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD, Chair

Contact:
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD
Chair, ALS Workgroup
Eleanor & Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Center
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University Neurologic Institute
New York, NY
[email protected]

Recommendation of the workgroup for use of this instrument:
Used by clinicians in optimizing psychosocial care of the ALS patient.

Keywords:
ALS, family, emotional well-being, psychological well-being, psychosocial assessment, social work, counseling

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from the website. Please credit source.

References:
Produced by Maura Del Bene, a member of the ALS Workgroup.

To view this tool:
ALS Appendix B, p 20 (pdf PDF 835 KB / 62 pages)

Posted March 10, 2005

Completing the Continuum of ALS Care: A Consensus Document


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