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Effective pain management requires teamwork

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...

Unique Partnership to Enhance End of Life Care for Patients

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...

Palliative Care Continuing Education

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

Canadian researchers discover gene linked to pain

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

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...

What do family members have to say about providing palliative care at home?

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 Canadian Virtual Hospice: www.canadianvirtualhopice.ca

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

Kids and Pain

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

The Dorothy Ley Hospice Palliative Care Centre

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

Music helped woman face her terminal illness and find peace

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

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