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Caregiving Parents of Children with Life-Limiting Illnesses

Caregiving Parents of Children with Life-Limiting Illnesses

Susan Cadell on preliminary results of a study on parents' journey from stress and coping to growth.

Overcoming Adversity

Overcoming Adversity

Emily C. Freeman shares findings on whether positive changes are possible after an advanced cancer diagnosis.

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Articles and Posters


    Sit Down, Lean In Mike Harlos MD, CCFP(PC), FCFP
       
    Use of Intranasal Fentanyl in Palliative Care of Newborns and Infants Mike Harlos MD, CCFP(PC), FCFP
       
    Management of Breakthrough Cancer Pain: Nurses' Decision Making and Clinical Judgment Charlotte Pooler
       
    Enhancing Communication Amongst Health Care Professionals in End-of-Life Care: Correlating the Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) and Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) Daphna Grossman MD, CCFP(em), FCFP
       
    An innovative strategy for assessing postgraduate family medicine learners completing a block palliative care rotation Jeff Myers MD, MSEd, CCFP and Anita Chakraborty MD
       
    Methadone for pain in palliative care: the development of an online CME training tool Pippa Hawley BMed, FRCPC et al.
       
    The utility of the Gold Standards Framework Prognostic Indicator Guideline© to Identify Patients Requiring a Palliative Approach to Care in Complex Continuing Care and Long Term Care Daphna Grossman MD, CCFP(em), FCFP
       
    Culturally- and Spiritually-Sensitive End-of-Life Care: Exploring Current Knowledge Using a Scoping Review Method Mei Lan Fang et al.
       
    Therapeutic Touch in a Geriatric Palliative Care Unit Helen Senderovich MD, MCFP, (COE), (PC)
       
    REVIEW: Role of Therapeutic Touch in the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia Helen Senderovich MD, MCFP, (COE), (PC)
       
    Palliative Care in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The Case for Early Integration Helen Senderovich MD, MCFP, (COE), (PC)
       
    Key Messages from a Metasummary of Qualitative Research to Honor the Voices of Bereaved Family Caregivers Lorraine Holtslander RN, MN, PhD, CHPCN(c) et al.
       
    Integrated End-of-life Care in Advanced Congestive Heart Failure: Where Are We Now? Helen Senderovich MD, MCFP, (COE), (PC) et al.
       
    Developing Palliative Care Programs in Long Term Care Homes Mary Lou Kelley MSW, PhD
       
    Nunavut: A Physician’s Perspective Madeleine Cole MD, CCFP
       
    Completing the Circle: End of Life Care with Aboriginal Families Carrie Bourassa PhD
       
    Life Lessons at the End of Life Shane Sinclair PhD
       
    Fostering End-of-Life Planning among Older LGBT Adults: The development of the British Columbia LGBT End-of-Life Resource Inventory Robert Beringer MA et al.
       
    Without C-14 on the books, Canada will have the most open death hastening culture in the world Harvey Max Chochinov OM, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FRSC
       
    “The Vulnerable”: Who Are They? Catherine Frazee, OC, D.Litt., LLD. (Hon.)
       
    Benefits and Barriers to the Homeless by In-Shelter Palliative Care: A Qualitative Study Anton Nikouline BMSc
       
    Development of a Survey to Assess Health Care Provider Knowledge, Competency and Attitudes about Perinatal Palliative Care Simone Stenekes RN, MN, CHPCN(C), CNS
       
    Theatre as a Teaching Tool for medical students with respect to paediatric cancer: Development and Integration into Core Undergraduate Curriculum Paul D'Alessandro BSc Hons, MSc, MD Candidate
       
    The Making of Ed’s Story – The Dragon Chronicles Meenakshi Natarajan BSc, MSc, MD, CCFP
       
    Reflecting on Novel Approaches to Pain Management: A Case of Successful Use of Mirror Therapy Michael Sangster BScPT, MBA, PT and Marie-Claude Grégoire MD, MSC, FRCPC
       
    Where to Die: Who’s Choosing? Fred Burge MD, FCFP MSc
       
    Palliative Sedation for Existential Distress? Anna Voeuk MD, CCFP
       
    Assessing and Managing a Request for Hastened Death Romayne Gallagher MD, CCFP
       
    CancerChatCanada: Online support for family and friends of cancer patients Joanne Stephen PhD
       
    The Bow Tie Model of 21st Century Palliative Care Pippa Hawley BMed, FRCPC
       
    Canada Failing at Palliative Care Harvey Max Chochinov OM, MD, PhD, FRCPC
       
    Bringing Dying and After Deathcare Back Home Sue Muirhead MEd, RCC
       
    What Health Care Professionals Need to Know about Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia Romayne Gallagher MD, CCFP
       
    To Err Is Human: Is Patient Safety an Issue in Palliative Care? S. Lawrence Librach MD, CCFP, FCFP
       
    Mindfulness and Reflective Practice: Enriching personal and professional growth Michelle O’Rourke RN, MA
       
    Spiritual Care: Learning at a hospice for children Eric Stephanson BA, MDiv
       
    The Value of Current Distress Screenings in Cancer Clinics Rachel Ehrlich BA
       
    Caregiving Parents of Children with Life-Limiting Illnesses: Beyond Stress and Coping to Growth Susan Cadell MSW, PhD
       
    Crossing boundaries: Issues for hospice palliative care volunteers Stephen Claxton-Oldfield PhD
       
    Palliative Care and Dementia Kerstin Stieber Roger, PhD
       
    Sexuality at the End of Life Anne Katz RN, PhD
       
    Overcoming Adversity: are positive changes possible after an advanced cancer diagnosis? Emily C. Freeman PhD
       
    When Advanced Cancer Patients Won’t Eat: Family Member Responses Susan McClement RN, PhD
       
    Communicating with Patients with Advanced Heart Failure about End-of-Life Issues Patricia H. Strachan RN, PhD
       
    ‘A Day is an Eternity in Palliative Care’: The challenges for palliative family caregivers in rural communities Barbara Pesut PhD, RN
       
    Artificial Nutrition and Hydration: Is it Really What you Want? Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC
       
    Maximizing Life Forces of the Dying Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC
       
    Holiday Sorrows and Precious Gifts Thomas Attig PhD
       
    Dancing on the Edge: The Value of Maintaining Therapeutic Boundaries in Palliative Care Elizabeth Causton MSW
       
    Warning: Internet Can Be a Danger to Your Health Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC
       
    The Patient Dignity Inventory: A Novel Way of Measuring Dignity-Related Distress in Palliative Care Harvey Max Chochinov OM, MD, PhD, FRCPC
       
    Dying Well: Why we all need to have end of life conversations Harvey Max Chochinov
       
    New Directions in Group Counselling for Bereavement: Feasibility Results of a Meaning-Based Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Christopher MacKinnon PhD
       
    We've got hospice palliative care volunteers, would you like one? Stephen Claxton-Oldfield PhD, CT
       
    Dying with Grace: A pilot project exploring the use of high-fidelity simulation in interprofessional palliative care education. Kristen Jones-Bonofiglio BScN, RN, MPH(N), PhD(c) and Katherine Kortes-Miller, HBMT, MSW, PhD(c)