These scales can help healthcare professionals to better determine potential hospice eligibility

Clinical Reference Scales

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The following reference scales are used by healthcare professionals in various settings. These scales are incorporated in the Diagnosis Guidelines and are often documented by our clinical staff in the care of our patients.

New York Heart Association (NYHA) Functional Classification

Palliative Performance Scale (PPS)

Functional Assessment Staging Tool (FAST)

Body Mass Index (BMI) Reference Chart

FLACC Pain Scale

Pain Assessment Scales