Promoting Excellence : Decision-Making Tool and Care Plan

Children's Hospital: Decision-Making Tool and Care Plan

Adapted from an ethical decision making model, this tool provides a comprehensive framework for communication and clinical decision making about the plan of care for children and life limiting illness.

Clinical Care Tools - Care Plan

Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
Pediatric Palliative Care Project
Mail Stop CM - 11
4800 Sand Point Way, N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105

Ross Hays, M.D.
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
This tool is administered in-person by Project Consultant at the clinic enrollment visit or by physician or agency case manager as requested by any member of the care team.

pediatrics, care planning

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

Designed by Project Team, based on the Clinical Ethics Model of Jonsen, Siegler, and Winslade (Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine 4 ed. NY:McGraw-Hill 1998).

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 166 KB / 4 pages (Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted September 2003

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