Promoting Excellence : Treatment of Symptoms Distress: Normal Sleep and Insomnia

Name:
Mt. Sinai School of Health/Franklin Health, Inc.: Treatment of Symptoms Distress: Normal Sleep and Insomnia

Description:
One sheet protocol guideline for treatment recommendations for Cancer Anorexia/Cachexia for use by physicians and nurse case managers in the field.

Category:
Clinical Care Tools - Symptom Management

Source:
Mount Sinai School of Medicine/ Franklin Health, Inc.
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Box 1070
One Gustav L. Levy Place
New York, New York 10029-6574
www.mountsinai.org

Contact:
Suzy Goldhirsch
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
Nurses used this instrument to engage in comprehensive clinical assessments and to make specific intervention recommendations when contacting the treating physician by telephone.

Keywords:
symptom assessment

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

References:
AMA EPEC Manual, EPEC Project (Education for Physicians on End-of-Life Care).
This document modified from Edmonton Palliative Care website.
Robin L. Fainsinger, MD Director, Royal Alexandra Hospital Palliative Care Program - Issue #2

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 69 KB / 2 pages (Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted September 2004

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