University of Chicago PEACE: WEIGHT LOSS
A one-page discussion of weight and appetite loss in people with advanced medical illness. Includes probable causes and suggestions for management.
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
Greg A. Sachs, Chief, Section of Geriatrics
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.
health status, symptom management, patient information, family information
To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit source.
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 20 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
# UCP29, type:patient/family_education
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