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Suffering Score of Wilson et al

Purpose:

To evaluate how much a patient is suffering using the Suffering Score of Wilson et al.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Gynecological Oncology, Hematology/Oncology, Musculoskeletal Oncology, Medical Oncology, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Palliative Medicine

Objective:

quality of life, end-of-life, palliative care

ICD-10:

C00-C14, C15-C26, C30-C39, C40-C41, C43-C44, C45-C49, C50-C50, C51-C58, C60-C63, C64-C68, C69-C72, C73-C75, C76-C80, C81-C96, C97-C97, D00-D09, D37-D48

Description:

Wilson et al used a suffering score to evaluate the amount of suffering associated with cancer. This can help monitor a patient with a serious disease over time and to gauge the need for intervention. The authors are from multiple cancer centers across Canada.

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