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Fast Fact and Concept # 124: The Palliative Prognostic Score (PaP) (Link to HTML) (Link to PDF)
Fast Fact and Concept #125: The Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) (Link to HTML) (Link to PDF)


The Americans for Better Care of the Dying (ABCD) is a policy-oriented organization that is working to ensure that all Americans can count on good end-of-life care. (Link)

Designed for Medical College of Virginia third-year medical students, this Web site is a rich resource for any physician who cares for patients near the end of life.(Link)

This is the Web site for the Education for Physicians in End-of-Life Care (EPEC) project, which contains materials (eg, teaching modules, handouts, slides) that promote physician education in care at the end of life. (Link)

The End-of-Life/Palliative Education Resource Center (EPERC) Web site contains a comprehensive catalogue of peer-reviewed training materials. (Link)

This Web site describes a group from Washington University,St Louis, and its current research in prognostication in cancer and contains a link to an interactive prognostic tool for clinicians called the “prognostigram.” (Link)


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