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The spiritual power of music and sound

CLIQUEZ ICI POUR LIRE LA VERSION EN FRANÇAIS Continuing our new series on Spiritual Care in Palliative Care. Today, Alain Ducq, music and sound therapist attached to the Palliative Care Unit, Forcilles-Fondation Cognacq-Jay Hospital, France, explains how music and sound … 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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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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France publishes palliative care pathways guidance – Organisation of pathways: Essentials of the palliative approach

Dr Caroline Latapy, Project Manager, Quality Improvement and Safety of Care, at the French National Authority for Health (HAS), explains how they developed a pathway document to identify adult patients who could benefit from a palliative approach. We are delighted … Continue reading

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