Monthly Archives: April 2002

By Christa Jeney MD, CCFP Pain affects all of us at some point in our lives and is the most common symptom for which Canadians...

It is September 2001 and while most of the world is focused on the horrific events of September 11th, Joan Kulhane, a 65-year-old retired...

The University of Ottawa Institute of Palliative Care (the Institute) in Ottawa, Canada began its palliative care continuing education programs in 1994. Physicians...

A recipe of one part science and one part surprise has led researchers at the University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children and...

Ian Anderson House, (IAH) Ontario's first in-resident cancer hospice, was founded in 1997 in response to a need to offer an alternative to families...

Estimates suggest that between 75% and 85% of all caregiving occurs in the home and is provided by unpaid family members (1). Family caregiving,...

The right time, the right place, and the right people; the combination rarely fail to invigorate or inspire. Such has been my experience...

Managing pain in pediatric patients goes beyond medicating physical symptoms. Simply finding ways for young patients to articulate their feelings can pose a challenge....

Since The Dorothy Ley Hospice began 11 years ago, we have been monitoring community needs for hospice palliative care. In this way, our services...

I am a music therapist with Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care in Toronto. Music therapy is the skillful use of music as a therapeutic...