Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

Clinical practice guidelines
Symptom Management in Comfort End-of-Life Care of Pneumonia
An approach to managing terminal pneumonia, a common end-of-life complication in many progressive chronic conditions, including... read more...
Terminal Secretions/ Congestion
One of many symptom management guidelines developed by the Fraser Health Hospice Palliative Care Program. http: //www. fraserhealth. ca/media/18FHSymptomGuidelinesTerminalSecretions. pdf read more...
A Toolkit: The Management of Lymphedema in Lower Extremities by Subcutaneous Drainage
This toolkit provides information about lymphedema and its treatment.   Care has been taken to be thorough in the information... read more...
Twitching / Myoclonus / Seizures
One of many symptom management guidelines developed by the Fraser Health Hospice Palliative Care Program. read more...
NewTwitching / Myoclonus / Seizures - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
The Use of Gabapentin and Tricyclic Antidepressants in the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain in Cancer Patients: A Clinical Practice Guideline
This clinical practice guideline reviews the clinical evidence re: the use of gabapentin and tricyclic antidepressants in... read more...
WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines
The WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines for adults and children,  includes those medicines required for palliative and... read more...
WRHA Pain Assessment & Management Clinical Practice Guidelines
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Pain Assessment and Management Clinical Practice Guideline is a tool developed... read more...
WRHA Palliative Care Program Constipation Assessment & Management Algorithm
Based on the Canadian Consensus document by Librach et al (2010), the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Palliative Care... read more...
WRHA PCH End-of-Life Symptom Management Pathways & Resources
Winnipeg region's Personal Care Home and Palliative Care Programs collaborated to create final days of care symptom management... read more...
NewSedation for Palliative Purposes – Evidence Informed Practice Tool
This guideline provides recommendations for adult and pediatric clinical practice when Sedation for Palliative Purposes is... read more...
NewSedation for Palliative Purposes Guideline – PowerPoint Presentation
This is the PowerPoint presentation that outlines details of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority guideline on Sedation... read more...
NewSevere Bleeding - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
NewTwitching / Myoclonus / Seizures - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...