Promoting Excellence : PEACE - GRIEF AND LOSS

University of Chicago PEACE: GRIEF AND LOSS

An easily understood yet comprehensive explanation of grief and loss, its various stages, and suggested ways for those suffering to help themselves.

Educational Tool - Patient/Family Education

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

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.

bereavement care, sadness, grief and bereavement, symptom management, patient information, caregiver information

To use this tool:
Permission is granted to view this information for the purpose of educating patients, family members, and clinicians. To reproduce this information in any publication or media form, permission must be granted by McKesson Health Solutions.
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Clinical Reference Systems Adult Health Advisor, 2004.1 Copyright 2004 McKesson Health Solutions LLC. All rights reserved.

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.
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Posted September 2004

University of Chicago: PEACE overview page

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