Do patients need help from a higher power?

Does a belief in God help your patients get better? You can find out how patients' spirituality - or lack of it - affects their health status with a new chart available from Dartmouth COOP Clinical Improvement System. The Dartmouth system uses simple scannable charts to determine the mental and physical health status of patients.

To obtain a copy of the new chart or for more information about the Dartmouth system, call (800) 369-6669. World Wide Web: