Tools for Practice

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

Critical care
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... read more...
CARENET
The Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET) is a group of health care professionals from across the country... read more...
Champlain Region Palliative Sedation Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols
The Champlain Palliative and End‐of‐Life Network provided the mandate to develop the clinical guidelines on Palliative Sedation... read more...
End of Life Care in the ICU
This book details strategies and evidence-based advice on the nature of effective palliative care in the ICU setting, dealing... read more...
End-of-Life Care: A Practical Guide
This book provides clinical guidance for health care providers on various end-of-life symptoms, grief and bereavement, communication,... read more...
End-of-life care: How you can help stressed surrogates
Family members who make life-or-death decisions for loved ones are at high risk for anxiety and depression. This article... read more...
Facing Death (Frontline documentary)
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer... read more...
Family Satisfaction in the Intensive Care Unit Questionnaire
The questionnaire was originally developed in 2003 using a rigorous methodology as outlined in our original publication in... read more...
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Deactivation: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
An informative resource on implanted cardioverter defibrillator deactivation. This document includes content on communication... read more...
Implementation of Palliative Care ICU Guidelines and Procedures: A Quality Improvement Initiative Following Investigation of Alleged Euthanasia
Implementation of Palliative Care ICU Guidelines and Procedures: A Quality Improvement Initiative Following Investigation... read more...