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These links combine the information contained in a range of core clinical documents into a single gateway - supporting fast and reliable access to evidence to inform your clinical practice.

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  • Symptom management
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  • Caregiver and family
  • Health professional
  • Legal and ethical

This work was created by CareSearch as part of the Decision Assist program. They continue to review and maintain the links to ensure this is the most relevant information.

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    Clinical links

    CareSearch (Flinders University)

    Combining the information contained in a range of core clinical documents into a single gateway - supporting fast and reliable access to evidence to inform your clinical practice.

  • Articles & Publications

    Clinical practice guidelines for communicating prognosis and end-of-life issues with adults

    Clayton JM, Hancock KM, Butow PN, Tattersall MHN and Currow D

    These guidelines have been prepared to assist clinicians with the difficult but important task of communicating prognosis to patients in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness, and their caregivers.

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    Information for nurses: Clinical

    CareSearch

    Find information related to common ethical and care issues.

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    Specialist clinical support and complex needs for end of life care

    Decision Assist

    Peter Jenkin is a palliative care nurse practitioner at Resthaven in South Australia. He is responsible for providing specialist clinical support to residents/clients and their families who require a palliative approach (and/or end of life care) and have complex physical, psychosocial or emotional needs. Peter’s role and model of care remains unique, being the only specialist palliative care nurse practitioner in Australia employed by an aged care provider.

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