Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

2011 CTS Guideline: Managing dyspnea in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease This clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for the management of COPD including symptom management at end...
Canadian Lung Association COPD information This website provides information about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), how it is treated, and strategies families...
Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Site This website was developed as part of an ongoing initiative by the Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Committee (CRGC) of the...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) The guideline provides strategies for the improved diagnosis and management of adults with chronic bronchitis and emphysema...
Marie Curie: Palliative Care Knowledge Zone This area of the website offers a range of information on palliative, end of life care to support and inform the clinical...
Nursing Care of Dyspnea:The 6th Vital Sign in Individuals with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Registered Nurses Association of Ontario best nursing practice guidelines addressing the nursing assessment and management...
The Palliative Approach for Advanced Lung Disease in Long Term Care This pamphlet was made to help persons with Advanced Lung Disease and their families know what to expect at the end of life...
Palliative Care for Non-Cancer Patients Comprehensive coverage on the current knowledge of the needs of, and appropriate care for, people dying from causes other...
The Use of Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation for Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Decision Aid for Patients This booklet gives easy to understand information about the risks and benefits of mechanical ventilation to assist patients...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring...
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