Palliative Care Resources

 

Palliative Care Prescribing Guidelines 

End-of-Life prescribing guideline for EDs (from Emergency Care Institute) 

- Please note that Bendigo palliative care physicians prefer Glycopyrrolate 0.2mg SC 4hrly prn for increased secretions.

 

 

Providing End-of-life care

Top tips for providing care in the last days of life

Communication skills for effective care planning at the end of life

 

 

Education 

End-of-Life Essentials website has a great free education module on Emergency Department End-of-life Care

 

 

Statements and Policies on End-of Life Care

ACSQHC Consensus Statement on End of Life Care

ACEM Policy on End-of-Life and Palliative Care in the ED