Tag Archives: Palliative care in France

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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