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Metabolic Monitoring & Wellness

This 2006 article summarizes the link between metabolic syndrome, schizophrenia and atypical antipsychotics, and gives good guidelines for psychiatric practice.
Medication Induced Weight Gain (PDF)

This tracking sheet notes the frequency needed for each measurement and provides an easy documentation format.
Tracking Sheet Atypical Antipsychotics (PDF)

This checklist of medical staff functions was developed for the EAST Program. It is a tool to help agencies think through how medical and wellness support tasks and responsibilities can be distributed among a multi-disciplinary team.
Medical Tasks Assigned Staff (PDF)

This form is designed for clients to carry, so that measurements can be recorded and seen by multiple providers. The template is on 2 pages so that you can easily print a 2 sided form.
Vital Signs Card (PDF)

This material from the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare provides consumer information on wellness and includes a health screening form.
ABCs of Wellness (PDF)

The Harvard School of Public Health has published a website that helps individuals understand their risks for Cancer, Diabetes, Heart disease, Osteoporosis and Stroke. It gives very specific information about steps to take to improve health. It is very user-friendly and keeps a record of information while you are on the website so you can screen for more than one disease. It does not keep your information after you log off.
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