Tools for Practice

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

Palliative care emergencies
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...
Emergencies in Palliative and Supportive Care
Practical guide to emergency situations encountered in palliative care practice. Using a system of icons, and structured... read more...
Metastatic spinal cord compression: diagnosis and management of patients at risk of or with malignant spinal cord compression
This Guideline is published in recognition that patients with metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) sometimes suffer... read more...
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know should be an essential component of basic educational preparation... read more...
Spinal Cord Compression
One of many symptom management guidelines developed by the Fraser Health Hospice Palliative Care Program. read more...
Surgical Grand Rounds: Palliative Care (presentations)
online presentations from Surgical Grand Rounds: Palliative Care at University of Massachusetts, Memorial Medical Center,... read more...
When Cancer Spreads to Bone: Spinal Cord Compression
Patient/family handout describing what it is, what are the symptoms and how it is treated. Free online access and downloadable... read more...