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The Best Care Possible - A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life Dr. Ira Byock, one of the foremost palliative-care physicians in the United States iluminates one of the most important and...
CARENET The Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET) is a group of health care professionals from across the country...
The Champlain Region Palliative Sedation Therapy Clinical Practice and Medication Guidelines (2018) The guidelines were developed to ensure safe, effective, and appropriate use of palliative sedation therapy and to enhance...
End of Life Care in the ICU This book details strategies and evidence-based advice on the nature of effective palliative care in the ICU setting, dealing...
End-of-Life Care: A Practical Guide This book provides clinical guidance for health care providers on various end-of-life symptoms, grief and bereavement, communication,...
End-of-life care: How you can help stressed surrogates Family members who make life-or-death decisions for loved ones are at high risk for anxiety and depression. This article...
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer...
Family Satisfaction in the Intensive Care Unit Questionnaire The questionnaire was originally developed in 2003 using a rigorous methodology as outlined in our original publication in...
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Deactivation: A Guide for Health Care Professionals An informative resource on implanted cardioverter defibrillator deactivation. This document includes content on communication...
Implementation of Palliative Care ICU Guidelines and Procedures: A Quality Improvement Initiative Following Investigation of Alleged Euthanasia Implementation of Palliative Care ICU Guidelines and Procedures: A Quality Improvement Initiative Following Investigation...
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