Tools for Practice

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

Symptoms
NewRespiratory Congestion - 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...
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...
Victoria Respiratory Congestion Scale (VRCS)
Assessment tool for respiratory congestion in end-of-life care, published in Medical Care of the Dying (2006) textbook, and... 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...
NewB.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...
NewHiccoughs - 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...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions
This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring... read more...
Marie Curie: Palliative Care Knowledge Zone
This area of the website offers a range of information on palliative, end of life care to support and inform the clinical... 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...
Parkinson's disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care
The NICE clinical guideline on Parkinson's disease discusses recommendations for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, medications... read more...
NewPruritus - 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...
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...
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Guidelines for Discharge Planning for First Nations Patients Returning to Home Community for Palliative Care
The Palliative  Care Program of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has developed " Guidelines for Discharge Planning... read more...