Promoting Excellence : Decision-Making Tool and Care Plan

Name:
Children's Hospital: Decision-Making Tool and Care Plan

Definition:
Adapted from an ethical decision making model, this tool provides a comprehensive framework for communication and clinical decision making about the plan of care for children and life limiting illness.

Category:
Clinical Care Tools - Care Plan

Source:
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
Pediatric Palliative Care Project
Mail Stop CM - 11
4800 Sand Point Way, N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
www.cshcn.org

Contact:
Ross Hays, M.D.
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
This tool is administered in-person by Project Consultant at the clinic enrollment visit or by physician or agency case manager as requested by any member of the care team.

Keywords:
pediatrics, care planning

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

References:
Designed by Project Team, based on the Clinical Ethics Model of Jonsen, Siegler, and Winslade (Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine 4 ed. NY:McGraw-Hill 1998).

To view this tool:
Left click on the download link to view the PDF document in your Web browser. Right-click on the download link to save the document to your computer.
pdf PDF 166 KB / 4 pages (Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted September 2003

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