Palliative Care Order Sheet - New Jersey Medical School

Name:
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey: Palliative Care Order Sheet

Description:
A palliative care order form completed by the attending physician.

Category:
Clinical Care Tools - Care Plan

Source:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
150 Bergen Street
Newark, New Jersey 07103-4300
www.theuniversityhospital.com/palliative

Contact:
Anne Mosenthal, M.D.
Director, SICU
mosentac@umdnj.edu

How the grantee used this instrument:
Filled out by attending palliative care physician, these orders become part of the patients chart and include instructions for palliative care medication/infusions and other care areas of the critical care patient.

Keywords:
clinical information, intensive care unit, ICU, advance care plan, care plan, protocols, continuity of care, care coordination

To use this tool:
This tool was revised and used with permission from the Department of Pain and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY, NY. For information on obtaining copies of the Palliative Care Order Sheet please go to www.theuniversityhospital.com/palliative . Forms are at the bottom of the page.

References:
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

To view this tool:

Palliative Care Orders - 5 page PDF
(Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted: July 2006

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