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Transitional Care Planning (PDQ®)

Health Professional Version
Last Modified: 08/20/2014

Screening Components Specific to Biopsychosocial Assessment

Not all facilities or primary care providers have access to health care personnel dedicated to providing initial and ongoing biopsychosocial and functional independence assessments, especially in rural areas. To facilitate development of these approaches in the absence of such personnel, the following components are recommended for identifying patients at risk for problems during transitions.