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Putting down the luggage of a lifetime: A French experience of hospital biography for patients in palliative care

Cliquez ici pour la version en français Continuing our series on Spirituality and Palliative Care where we look at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. In this post, Valéria Milewski, hospital biographer at Chartres … Continue reading

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“End of life: Let’s learn to talk about it”: a MOOC end-of-life learning tool in French

Cliquez ici pour la version en français. The French national information centre on end-of-life care has just launched a MOOC that aims to help the public and healthcare professionals have a better understanding of end-of-life care – it’s free and … Continue reading

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Breaking the ice in palliative care … with an ice cream break

Cliquez ici pour la version en français Ice cream has a special place in the Unité de Soins de Support et d’Accompagnement (USSA) palliative care unit in Agen, France, where Catherine Renard is a volunteer. Catherine, also a member of the steering … Continue reading

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Continuous deep sedation until death: French recommendations

Cliquez ici pour la version en français. Frédéric Guirimand, MD, PhD, is a physician and Head of Research and Education at La Maison Médicale Jeanne Garnier, an 81-bed palliative care unit in Paris. Here, Dr Guirimand, who has played a … Continue reading

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What animals bring to palliative care patients in Toulouse

Cliquez ici pour la version en français. Continuing our new series, ‘Palliative Care and Animals’ … For several months now, the palliative care unit at l’Hôpital Joseph-Ducuing in Toulouse, France, has been welcoming therapy animals from the organisation, AnimalCalîn. Dr … Continue reading

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