10.51. Distress Thermometer¶
10.51.1. History and guide¶
Original: Roth et al. (1998), http://www.pubmed.gov/9587123.
Originally a 1-item measure, but supplementary questions are added by some.
US National Cancer Institute, http://www.gem-beta.org/Public/MeasureDetail.aspx?mid=1118&cat=2
With additional questions: http://www.nwlcn.nhs.uk/Downloads/Specialist-and-palliative-care/The%20Distress%20Thermometer%20leaflet%20draft.pdf
10.51.3. Intellectual property rights¶
Believed to be in the public domain (made freely available by the US National Cancer Institute).