Symptom

Status

Source

Further Development

Social problems: practical or psychosocial

NCCN Guidelines for Social Work Services: Ambulatory (NCCN, 1999)

Evidence, consensus, or combination

Modify for end-of-life care; pilot test

Spiritual or religious problems

NCCN Guidelines for Clergy/Pastoral Counselors: ambulatory (NCCN, 1999)

Evidence, consensus, or combination

Modify for end-of-life care; pilot test

Pain

AHCPR Guidelines (AHCPR, 1994)

APS Guidelines (APS, 1995)

WHO Pain Management (WHO, 1996)

NCCN Guidelines (NCCN, 1999)

Evidence, consensus, or combination

Evidence, consensus, or combination

Evidence, consensus, or combination

Evidence, consensus, or combination

Modify for end-of-life care

Dissemination and implementation

Compliance and implementation

Modify for end-of-life care; pilot test; dissemination and compliance

Fatigue

NCCN Practice Guidelines: guidelines for anemia-related fatigue management (NCCN, 1999)

Evidence, consensus, or combination

Modify for end-of-life care; pilot test

Nausea and vomiting

NCCN anti-emesis (for treatment-related nausea and vomiting) (NCCN, 1997)

Evidence, consensus, or combination

Modify for end-of-life care; pilot test

Dyspnea

Descriptive guides to care (Ahmedzai, 1998)

Literature

Develop guidelines; pilot test

NOTE: APA=American Psychiatric Association; APS=American Pain Society; AHCPR= Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; NCCN=National Comprehensive Cancer Network



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