Promoting Excellence : Patient Questionnaire (UCSF)

Name:
University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Care Team: Patient Questionnaire

Definition:
This is a written survey to assess demographics, physical symptoms (especially pain and dyspnea), emotional and spiritual well-being, health care utilization, and advance directive planning for patients with serious illness.

Category:
Evaluation - Satisfaction/Perception of Care

Source:
University of California San Francisco
Comprehensive Care Team
1600 Divisadero Street, Room C-433
San Francisco, CA 94115-1640
http://dgim.ucsf.edu/cct/

Contact:
Michael Rabow, MD
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
Self-administered survey given prior, half-way through, and after the 1-year Comprehensive Care Team intervention. Given the illness burden of respondents, completion required approximately 1.5-2 hours and generally required the assistance of a research associate to ensure accuracy and completeness.

Keywords:
congestive heart failure, COPD, cancer, patient experience, patient perception of care, patient satisfaction

To use this tool:
You may print this tool for review from this site. This tool draws items from several published instruments (see references below). You must seek permission from the original authors before using this tool.

References:

To view this tool:
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Posted September 2003

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