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More Moments in Time: Images of Exemplary Nursing

This book is based on the author's doctoral dissertation which looked at the beliefs, actions, and interactions of a group of...

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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 2012.


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Life in a hospice: Reflections on caring for the dying

None of us likes to think about what our last days will be like. But if we do think about...

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The Champlain Region Palliative Sedation Therapy Clinical Practice and Medication Guidelines (2018)

The guidelines were developed to ensure safe, effective, and appropriate use of palliative sedation therapy and to enhance standardization of...

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Navigation: A Guide to Implementing Best Practices in Person-Centred Care

The new navigation guide, which builds on a working document released in 2010, describes the different types of navigation programs...

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Common Core Competences and Principles for Health and Social Care Workers Working with Adults at the End of Life

Skills for Care and Skills for Health working in partnership with the Department of Health...

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BMC Geriatrics

BMC Geriatrics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the health and healthcare...

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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 Care and Medicine...

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The Best Care Possible - A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life

Dr. Ira Byock, one of the foremost palliative-care physicians in the United States iluminates one of the most important and...

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