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Allison J. Applebaum: Screening caregivers for distress is itself an intervention and should become a standard of care
Feb 29, 2024, 05:07

Allison J. Applebaum: Screening caregivers for distress is itself an intervention and should become a standard of care

Allison J. Applebaum, Director of Caregivers Clinic at MSK, shared Psycho-Oncology on X/Twitter adding:

”Screening caregivers for distress is itself an intervention and should become a standard of care. This one simple step using the CSS-CG implemented early has the potential to dramatically improve the QOL of family caregivers of patients with cancer.”

Quoting Psycho-Oncology’s post:

Cancer Support Source-Caregiver™ (CSS-CG), an electronic distress screening and referral program at Psycho-Oncology Journal. Results show CSS-CG’s feasibility, acceptance, and positive impact on QOL, anxiety, and distress.”

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Source: Allison J. Applebaum/X and Psycho-Oncology/X