Tools for Practice

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

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Bowel Care This article is part of a series of symptom management guidelines developed by the Fraser Health Hospice Palliative Care...
Constipation - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Constipation Assessment & Management Algorithm (WRHA) Based on the Canadian Consensus Document, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Palliative Care Program has developed...
Constipation Guideline_St Richard's Hospice_UK_2008 Clinical practice guideline developed by Dr Jane Grundy and Dr Emma Husbands, at St Richard's Hospice in 2008 and reviewed...
Diarrhea: Patient information Sheet This is a patient information sheet written and produced by London Regional Cancer Program discussing diarrhea and its treatment.
Pain & Symptom Management Guideline BC Cancer Agency has produced a guideline that addresses the assessment and management of pain and other common symptoms...
Symptom Management Guidelines (Related to Nutrition) BC Cancer Agency has produced Symptom Management Guidelines which address common problems related to nutrition including anorexia,...
Victoria Bowel Performance Scale (BPS) and management guideline This assessment tool and guideline uses a 9-point numerical scale to assess stool consistency, frequency and effort and provides...
WRHA Palliative Care Program Constipation Assessment & Management Algorithm Based on the Canadian Consensus document by Librach et al (2010), the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Palliative Care...
Accessing cannabis for medical purposes from a licensed producer Learn how to access cannabis for your medical purposes from licensed producers under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes...
B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Cannabis in Canada About cannabis, process of legalization, health effects, addiction, medical use, applying for industry licenses, consumer...
Hiccoughs - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring...
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 at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know should be an essential component of basic educational preparation...
Parkinson's disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care The NICE clinical guideline on Parkinson's disease discusses recommendations for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, medications...
Pruritus - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Sedation for Palliative Purposes – Evidence Informed Practice Tool This guideline provides recommendations for adult and pediatric clinical practice when Sedation for Palliative Purposes is...
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