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Hospice and palliative care
The Palliative Care Formulary 3rd edition The Palliative Care Formulary is established as a comprehensive compendium of essential therapeutic information about drugs...
Palliative Care Health Services Delivery Framework - Frequently Asked Questions This Frequently Asked Questions document accompanies the Palliative Care Health Services Delivery Framework produced by the...
Palliative care in neurological disease : A team approach. This unique and comprehensive book builds bridges between palliative and neurological care expertise for professionals who...
Palliative Care Nursing, 2nd ed. The book is divided into four sections - Encountering illness, Transitions into the terminal phase, Loss and bereavement,...
Palliative Care: Care vs. Cure? Free on-line access to video and transcript of an in-depth segment about palliative care. Host Richard D. Heffner interviewed...
Palliative Care: Core Skills and Clinical Competencies (2nd Ed.) This textbook provides health care professionals with the core knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive and...
Palliative Care: The Nursing Role This book lays a clear foundation of knowledge for any nurse involved with palliative care. It focuses on the needs and perspectives...
Palliative Care: Transforming the Care of Serious Illness This book begins with a comprehensive review of the field, written by Dr. Diane Meier, and includes twenty-five of the most...
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...
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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