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Hospice and palliative care
Orienting Ourselves to Hospice Palliative Care Work This short video scenario is intended as a reflective tool to help health care providers be centred and culturally-sensitive...
Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care (2nd. ed.) Covers all aspects of palliative care including symptom management, commonly used medications, spiritual and emotional care...
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, 4th ed. The latest edition of this comprehensive medical textbook on palliative care. An excellent reference volume covering most...
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing (3rd ed.) This textbook has become a key resource for nurses working in the field of palliative care.   Content is contributed by 140...
Palliative 4 Canadians Palliative 4 Canadians is a coalition of four national organizations whose sole mandate is to improve palliative care in...
Palliative Care - Fact Sheet This fact sheet supports the World Health Organization's goal to improve access to palliative care as a core component of...
Palliative Care as a Human Right (Public Health Fact Sheet) This fact sheet by the Open Society Public Health Program discusses the recognition of palliative care under international...
The Palliative Care Bridge The Palliative Care Bridge is an Australian based website dedicated to providing information and resources to support health...
Palliative Care Educational Guide for Health Professionals-Fort McPherson Providing culturally respectful end-of-life care can be a difficult task. However, going into a situation with a better understanding...
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...
Shift your care to a palliative approach (infographic) Not all patients will require care provided by specialized palliative programs but they can still benefit from a palliative...
Staffing Model for Palliative Care Programs The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians is proud to announce publication of a paper developed by the CSPCP’s Staffing...
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...
Tools to Support Earlier Identification for Palliative Care - Ontario Palliative Care Network The aim of this document is to support providers and system level leadership in earlier identification of patients who would...
The Way Forward National Framework This document is the first step in developing a national framework: a roadmap for implementing an integrated palliative approach...
When Breath Becomes Air This inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young...
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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