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Communication
Start the Talk: Supporting Children and Teens When a Family Member has Cancer This free online interactive resource is a guide for health care professionals and educators to support children and teens...
Stay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine This book presents serious illness as a drama of body, mind, and soul. In this drama symptoms and suffering cannot be separated...
Supporting and Strengthening Families Through Expected and Unexpected Life Events - March 2006 Focusing on the family is an integral component of nursing practice. This guideline was developed to promote and facilitate...
Supporting Parenting Through Illness & Grief This one page handout provides an overview of the findings from a research study of 71 parent caregivers. It discusses the...
Talking Mats® Talking Mats®, developed at the University of Stirling, are a low tech communication framework involving sets of symbols...
Teens Talk About Grief Dealing with grief when you are a teen is difficult. These videos include the experiences of six teens. They talk about what...
To Comfort Always: A Nurse's Guide to End-of-Life Care The holistic and team-based approach are discussed for the end-of-life care in this book.
Transcultural Communication In Nursing, 2nd ed. Practical textbook on the development of skills and techniques needed to work and communicate effectively with clients and...
Transforming the Way We Die Article highlighting the essence of palliative care.
Vital Talk Vital Talk is a website focused on supporting clinicians in effective communication practices with patients and families.
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