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99 Common Questions (And More) About Hospice Palliative Care: A Nurses Handbook, 4th ed. This handbook was written to enhance the professional caregiver’s capacity and confidence in offering hospice palliative...
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...
Cancer Information and Support Service This  national, bilingual, toll-free service is provided by the Canadian Cancer Society for patients, families and health...
Cannabis for Non-cancer Conditions Dr. Paul Daeninck provides an overview of the use of cannabis for non-cancer conditions. Dr. Daeninck sits on the Board of...
Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience As part of the JAMA evidence series, Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience offers evidence-based and clinical...
Champlain Region Palliative Sedation Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols The Champlain Palliative and End‐of‐Life Network provided the mandate to develop the clinical guidelines on Palliative Sedation...
Early Palliative Care for Patients with Metastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer Study released August 19, 2010 in the New England Journal of Medicine found that palliative care not only improved quality...
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,...
ESAS-r: Edmonton Symptom Assessment System Revised The revised Edmonton Symptom Assessment System Revised (ESAS-r) (1) replaces the ESAS (2). The Edmonton Symptom Assessment...
Essentials in Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Resource for Every Nurse This textbook is targeted to nurses in all care settings. It provides practical and hands on information around providing...
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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