Frommelt Attitudes Toward Care of the Dying Scale (FATCOD)
Frommelt, K. H. M.
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The Frommelt Attitudes Toward Care of the Dying (FATCOD) Scale is a 30-item scale designed to measure participants’ attitudes toward providing care to dying patients. While two-thirds of the statements address nurses’ attitudes toward the dying patient, the other third address nurses’ attitudes toward the patient’s family. Frommelt, K. H. M. (1991). The effects of death education on nurses' attitudes toward caring for terminally ill persons and their families. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 8(5), 37-43.