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

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The Courage to Laugh: Humor, Hope and Healing in the Face of Death and Dying This book offers insights and anecdotal stories about how humor can be present and also embraced in difficult times, particularly...
Cross-Cultural Considerations in Promoting Advance Care Planning in Canada This report was prepared for the Palliative and End-of-Life Care Unit, Chronic and Continuing Care Division, Secretariat...
Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care Narratives of the personal and family struggles with illness drawn from a variety of qualitative research methods.
Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City Moller is a sociologist who takes us into the world of the urban poor;
Death, Dying and Social Differences "How often in palliative care do you hear patients referred to as a 'case of this' or 'a case of that'? This book serves...
Deconstruction/Reconstruction: A grief journal for teens The Dougy Center's first journal specially created for grieving teens.   Whether a teen has experienced the death of a parent,...
Difficult Conversations: Making it easier to talk about end-of-life issues with young adults with life-limiting conditions This guide was developed in response to a gap in health professional's skills in having difficult conversations with the...
Dignity and the essence of medicine: the A, B, C, and D of dignity conserving care Kindness, humanity, and respect - the core values of medical professionalism - are too often being overlooked in the time...
Dignity in Care Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care...
Dignity in Care: Time to Take Action Article in Press on caring for patients, dignity, and personhood.
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