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The memorial symptom assessment scale: modified for use in understanding family caregivers' perceptions of cancer patients' symptom experiences.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Guiding Question 1: In each of the palliative care domains, what palliative care assessment tools exist and have been evaluated in palliative care populations and/or settings?
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2 Guiding Question 2: What is the state of current research on the reliability, validity, responsiveness, and usability of these assessment tools?
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3 Guiding Question 3: What data exist regarding the application of these tools specifically in clinical care, as quality indicators, or for evaluation of interventions?
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4 Guiding Question 4: What are the key gaps in tool development and evaluation and what are the opportunities for future research?
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Title The memorial symptom assessment scale: modified for use in understanding family caregivers' perceptions of cancer patients' symptom experiences.
Author Lobchuk MM.
Country Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Center for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Year 2003
Numbers Pubmed ID: 12850647

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