The correlation of standard heart failure assessment and palliative care questionnaires in a multidisciplinary heart failure clinic.

@article{Ezekowitz2011TheCO,
  title={The correlation of standard heart failure assessment and palliative care questionnaires in a multidisciplinary heart failure clinic.},
  author={Justin A Ezekowitz and Vincent Thai and Twylla S Hodnefield and Lea Sanderson and Bibiana Cujec},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={379-87}
}
CONTEXT Heart failure (HF) is a leading cause of death and disability, and despite optimal care, patients may eventually require palliative care. Little is known about how palliative care questionnaires (the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale [ESAS] and the Palliative Performance Scale [PPS]) perform compared with HF assessment using the New York Heart… CONTINUE READING