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86946-1Patient Activation Measure - 10 [PAM]Active

Term Description

The Patient Activation Measure (PAM) assesses the underlying knowledge, skills and confidence integral to managing one's own health and healthcare. This term represents the 10-item version of the PAM. For the 13-item version of the PAM, see [LOINC: 86933-9].
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Panel Hierarchy
Details for each LOINC in Panel LHC-Forms

LOINC Name R/O/C Cardinality Example UCUM Units
86946-1 Patient Activation Measure - 10 [PAM]
Indent86944-6 When all is said and done, I am the person who is responsible for taking care of my health.
Indent86938-8 Taking an active role in my own health care is the most important thing that affects my health.
Indent86942-0 I know what each of my prescribed medications do.
Indent86941-2 I am confident that I can tell whether I need to go to the doctor or whether I can take care of a health problem myself.
Indent86940-4 I am confident that I can tell a doctor concerns I have even when he or she does not ask.
Indent86932-1 I am confident that I can follow through on medical treatments I may need to do at home.
Indent86936-2 I have been able to maintain (keep up with) lifestyle changes, like eating right or exercising.
Indent86935-4 I know how to prevent problems with my health.
Indent86934-7 I am confident I can figure out solutions when new problems arise with my health.
Indent86939-6 I am confident that I can maintain lifestyle changes, like eating right and exercising, even during times of stress.
Indent88175-5 Total score [PAM] {score}

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Patient Activation Measure - 10

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Reference Information

Type Source Reference
Citation Regenstrief Institute Hibbard JH, Stockard J, Mahoney ER, Tusler M. Development of the Patient Activation Measure (PAM): Conceptualizing and Measuring Activation in Patients and Consumers. Health Services Research. 2004;39(4 Pt 1):1005-1026. doi:10.1111/j.1475-6773.2004.00269.x. PMC1361049

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