Palliative Performance Scale
Reporting on Mrs. Wong

Reporting on Mrs. Wong


This audio clip is of a colleague calling to give report on a patient.


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1 min. 20 sec.



This audio clip is the same report, using the PPS.


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30 sec.



Which report would you prefer to get/give? Why?


Think of a day at work, how many times do you give reports like this? How much time do you spend communicating about the condition of your patients?


What are the pros and cons of having communication strategies that include scales like the PPS?