Category Archives: ABSTRACT WATCH

Abstract Watch: Current thinking in paediatric palliative care and transition to adult care

The palliative care (PC) needs of children living with a terminal or life-limiting illness are unique. Barry R. Ashpole is a Communications Consultant, Educator and Media Specialist from Ontario, Canada, who contributes a bi-annual post for the blog. Here, he presents … Continue reading

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Advance Care Planning and Advance Directives: A clear and concise expression of the patient’s wishes regarding personal care and medical treatment or therapeutic interventions

ABSTRACT WATCH – THE START OF A NEW, BI-ANNUAL SERIES FROM BARRY ASHPOLE, COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT, EDUCATOR AND MEDIA SPECIALIST FROM ONTARIO, CANADA. TWICE A YEAR, BARRY WILL PRESENT A SELECTION OF ABSTRACTS ON TOPICAL ISSUES IN PALLIATIVE AND END-OF-LIFE CARE. Today, … Continue reading

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