Promoting Excellence : PEACE - Symptom Management Sheet - DIARRHEA

Name:
University of Chicago PEACE: Symptom Management Sheet - DIARRHEA

Description:
A brief definition of diarrhea and a more in-depth discussion of its causes, treatment, and complications.

Category:
Educational Tool - Patient/Family Education

Source:
Palliative Excellence in Alzheimer's Care Efforts (PEACE)
University of Chicago Medical Center
Section of Geriatrics (MC 6098)
5841 South Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

Contact:
Gavin W. Hougham, Research Director
[email protected]

Greg A. Sachs, Chief, Section of Geriatrics
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
This sheet was given to the patient, the patient's caregiver, and sometimes included in a letter back to a referring physician.

Keywords:
function, symptom assessment, health status, symptom management, bowels, patient information

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

References:
Adapted for the PEACE project by Dion Cox Haley and Lisa Maillard.

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 27 KB / 1 page (Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted September 2004

University of Chicago: PEACE overview page


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