Symptom Distress Scale (SDS) of McCorkle and Quint-Benoliel
McCorkle and Quint-Benoliel modified the Symptom Distress Scale (SDS) developed for patients with cancer to measure symptom burden for patients with any life-threatening illness. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from interventions to reduce symptoms causing the distress. The authors are from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
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