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Term Description

The Caregiver PAM is a 10 or 13 statement survey that assesses the underlying knowledge, skills and confidence integral to managing the health and healthcare of an individual. This term represents the 10-item version of the Caregiver PAM. For the 13-item version of the Caregiver PAM, see [LOINC: 87703-5]
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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

Panel Hierarchy

Details for each LOINC in Panel LHC-Forms

LOINC Name R/O/C Cardinality Example UCUM Units
87704-3 Caregiver Patient Activation Measure - 10 [PAM] Caregiver
Indent87690-4 When all is said and done, I am responsible for seeing that this person's health is managed properly.
Indent87691-2 Taking an active role in this person's health care is one of the most important factors in determining her/his health and ability to function.
Indent87693-8 I know what each of this person's prescribed medications do.
Indent87694-6 I am confident that I can tell when this person needs to get medical care and when I can handle the problem myself.
Indent87695-3 I am confident I can tell a doctor the concerns that I have about this person's health even when he or she does not ask.
Indent87696-1 I am confident that I can follow through on medical treatments I need to do for this person at home.
Indent87699-5 I am able to help this person maintain lifestyle changes (like eating right or exercising) for her/his condition.
Indent87700-1 I know how to prevent problems with this person's health.
Indent87701-9 I am confident I can figure out solutions when new situations or problems arise with this person's health.
Indent87702-7 I am confident I can help this person with lifestyle changes, like diet and exercise, even during times of stress.
Indent88176-3 Total score Caregiver [PAM] {score}

Fully-Specified Name

Caregiver Patient Activation Measure - 10

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