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Choking and Swallowing Assessments in LTC: Clinical Indicators and Guidelines Published by the Canadian Association for Drugs and Technology in Health, Health Technology Inquiry Service (HTIS), in July...
Dysphagia - 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...
Gastronomical CookBook: Eating Well, Always Eating Well, Always. These recipes have been developed by students from the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec...
Nutrition and Hydration in Hospice Care: Needs, Strategies, Ethics (The Hospice Journal , Vol 9) A comprehensive clinical reference book on nutritional care of the terminally ill for dieticians, nutritionists, and other...
Swallowing Difficulties An article written by Dr. Romayne Gallagher that addresses issues arising from swallowing difficulties. Free online access...
Symptom Management Guidelines (Related to Nutrition) BC Cancer Agency has produced Symptom Management Guidelines which address common problems related to nutrition including anorexia,...
Tube Feed or Not To Tube Feed? This evidenced-based fast fact sheet written by Dr J. Hallenbeck and Dr D. Weissman provides a brief outline of what is known...
Sedation for Palliative Purposes Guideline – PowerPoint Presentation This is the PowerPoint presentation that outlines details of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority guideline on Sedation...
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Guidelines for Discharge Planning for First Nations Patients Returning to Home Community for Palliative Care The Palliative  Care Program of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has developed " Guidelines for Discharge Planning...
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