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Communication
Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents: A Practical Handbook (2nd Ed.) This textbook provides guidance to professionals involved in pediatric end-of-life care. It includes the epidemiology of...
Palliative Care: Transforming the Care of Serious Illness (lecture) Leffert Lecture, December 2014, Massachusetts General Hospital, presented by Dr Diane Meir, Department of Geriatrics and...
Palliative Performance Scale and Care Conference The Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) serves as a way for the interprofessional team to communicate with each other or with...
Pauktuutit's Cancer Glossary Glossary containing 250 terms translated into 5 Inuktitut dialects, including the new single word to accurately describe...
Positive Communication- The Open Dementia Programme These 20-30 minute modules of the Open Dementia e-Learning Programme are designed for anyone who has contact with someone...
Practical Thoughts, Tips & Questions to Enhance Psychosocial Care Practical thoughts and tips to enhance psychosocial care offered by all members of the inter-disciplinary team in end-of-life...
Preparing Children for Funeral and Memorials Family rituals following a death are significant events in an individual’s life, and children are no exception. Families...
Principles and Practice of Grief Counselling The book describes the unique aspects of grief as a normal response to loss, and views the goal of counseling bereaved individuals...
Provider-Patient Communication: A Report of Evidence-Based Recommendations To Guide Practice in Cancer This document provides interdisciplinary guidelines for communicating with families who are living with cancer.
Randomized Controlled Trial of a Video Decision Support Tool for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Decision Making in Advanced Cancer Decision making regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is challenging. This study examined the effect of a video decision...
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