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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.
Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days An introduction to Dr Chochinov's pioneering and innovative work related to dignity therapy, this book provides the history,...
'Does cancer not care I have plans?': Terminal diagnosis forces author to grab hold of life Listen to a conversation with author Kate Bowler who was interviewed on "The Current" (CBC radio). Kate is the author of...
Dying, Dignity, and New Horizons in Palliative End-of-Life Care This article provides an overview of the physical, psychosocial, existential and spiritual challenges that people will face...
Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care Effective teaching video on the topic of empathy;  4 minutes & 24seconds in length.
End of Life Care - Strategies for Optimizing Family & Team Communications Presntation by Susan Blacker, RSW, MSW at the NICE (National Institute for the Care of the Elderly) Knowledge Exchange Conference...
End of Life: Powerpoint Learning Module This 70 minute, voiced-over powerpoint presentation reviews the core elements of quality palliative care and gets to the...
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,...
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