Interview Guides

Quality of Dying and Death (QODD)
The QODD is an instrument for assessing the quality of dying and death. 

This instrument is designed to be interviewer-administered to a significant other of a patient who died in an out-patient or hospice setting.  Instructions are included below.   A Spanish translation of this instrument is also available from the researchers.


Hope & Information Inteview Guides
The following interview guides were developed and used in the “Balancing Hope and Truth-telling for Patients with Cancer or COPD” research study.