Tools for Practice

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

Symptoms
2011 CTS Guideline: Managing dyspnea in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
This clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for the management of COPD including symptom management at end... read more...
American College of Chest Physicians Consensus Statement on the Management of Dyspnea in Patients with Advanced Lung or Heart Disease
The purpose of this consensus statement was to summarize available evidence in order to improve the care and treatment of... read more...
Canadian Cardiovascular Society consensus conference recommendations on heart failure 2006: Diagnosis and management.
This clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for the management of CHF including symptom management at end of... read more...
Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Site
This website was developed as part of an ongoing initiative by the Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Committee (CRGC) of the... 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...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
The guideline provides strategies for the improved diagnosis and management of adults with chronic bronchitis and emphysema... read more...
Clinical Practice Guideline- Principles of Opioid Management
Fraser Health Region has developed and updated this clinical guideline which provides support of practice in the use of fentanyl... read more...
Dyspnea - 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...
Dyspnea (Resource)
This is a powerpoint presentation providing an explanation of dyspnea and the management of dyspnea in palliative care. read more...
Dyspnea in Advanced Disease: A Guide to Clinical Management
Addresses generalized aspects of breathlessness in advanced illness and more specific etiologies and managements relevant... read more...
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...
Hiccoughs - 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...
Pruritus - 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...
Sedation 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...
Sedation 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...