Promoting Excellence : Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale, Modified

Name:
Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale, Modified

Description:
Used for assessing and tracking the level of symptoms in patients.

Category:
Clinical Care Tools - Clinical Assessment

How the grantee used this instrument:
RN Care Coordinators administer the instrument on an initial visit and then at two week intervals or according to need.

Keywords:
symptom management, symptom level, multiple symptoms

To use this tool:
You may print this tool for review from this site.
Please contact the author for permission to use. (See references, below.)

References:
Bruera E, Kuehn N, Miller M, Selmser P, Macmillan K. The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS): a simple method for the assessment of palliative care patients. Journal of Palliative Care 7:6-9, 1991.

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Posted September 2004


# UCP13, type:clinical_assessment


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