Skip header and navigation
The BC Cancer Library

Delivering timely service and evidence-informed resources to people in BC and the Yukon facing cancer and those involved in oncology care or research.

Refine by:

40 records – page 1 of 2.

Acute care capacity initiative "acute palliative" : clinical services literature review

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog15810
McLeod, Barbara, Wright, Mary-Doug. Surrey, BC: Fraser Health , 2005.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WB310 A189 2005
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
McLeod, Barbara
Wright, Mary-Doug
Corporate Author
Fraser Health
Place of Publication
Surrey, BC
Publisher
Fraser Health
Publication Date
2005
Subjects
Palliative Care - review
Hospice Care
Terminal Care
Practice Guideline
Review Literature
Health Planning
Delivery of Health Care - trends
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WB310 A189 2005

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
Show Less

Advance care planning : communicating about matters of life and death

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120461
New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, LLC , 2014.
Audience
Patient or Public
Table of Contents available at URL
  1 read online  
Editor
Rogne, Leah
McCune, Susana Lauraine
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer Publishing Company, LLC
Publication Date
2014
Physical Description
xvi, 383 p. : ill.
Series
EBSCOhost eBook
Subjects
Advance Care Planning - organization & administration
Communication
Family Relations
Professional-Patient Relations
Terminal Care
Palliative Care
Hospice Care
Decision Making
Abstract
Table of Contents available at URL
ISBN
9780826110213
9780192542359
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Internet
Website Notes
Patients and the public of BC and the Yukon can access this title by emailing library@bccancer.bc.ca or calling 1.888.675.8001 x 7000 (toll-free) to obtain a username and password.
Read Online
Show Less

Caregiver's guide : a handbook about end-of-life care

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog19460
Macmillan, Karen. Ottawa, ON: Military and Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association , 2009.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WB310 C271 2009
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Alternate Title
Caregiver's guide
Handbook about end of life care
Author
Macmillan, Karen
Corporate Author
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Military and Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Publication Date
2009
Physical Description
xii, 132 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Caregivers
Palliative Care
Hospice Care
Terminal Care
Advance Care Planning
Terminally Ill
Handbooks
ISBN
9780968670057
Language
Chinese
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WB310 C271 2009

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
Show Less

Caring for the dying: the doula approach to a meaningful death

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120954
Fersko-Weiss, Henry. Newburyport, MA: Conari Press , 2017.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BF789 D4 F399 2017
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
"The doula approach to death offers opportunities to explore the meaning of a life and to convey that meaning through legacy work. Based on the model of care provided by birth doulas, it emphasized thoughtful planning for how the last days should look, sound, and feel ... and provides emotional and…
Author
Fersko-Weiss, Henry
Place of Publication
Newburyport, MA
Publisher
Conari Press
Publication Date
2017
Physical Description
xiv, 222 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Terminally Ill - psychology
Doulas
Hospice Care - psychology
Terminal Care
Attitude to Death
Advance Care Planning
Caregivers
Popular Works
Abstract
"The doula approach to death offers opportunities to explore the meaning of a life and to convey that meaning through legacy work. Based on the model of care provided by birth doulas, it emphasized thoughtful planning for how the last days should look, sound, and feel ... and provides emotional and spiritual support for both the dying person and their loved ones." - Cover
Notes
A gentle guide for families and caregivers - Cover
ISBN
9781573246965
1573246964
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
BF789 D4 F399 2017
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
Show Less

Consider the conversation : a documentary on a taboo subject

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog20182
Bernhagen, Michael, Kaldhusdal, Terry. Shorewood, WI: Burning Hay Wagon Production , 2011.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WB310 C755 2011
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Wishes; History; What's next?; Hope; Magic; Conflict; 100 things; Conversation; Why?; Credits
  2 read online  
Author
Bernhagen, Michael
Kaldhusdal, Terry
Place of Publication
Shorewood, WI
Publisher
Burning Hay Wagon Production
Publication Date
2011
Physical Description
60 minutes + 1 guide
Subjects
Terminally Ill
Attitude to Death
Terminal Care
Hospice Care
Advance Care Planning
Right to Die
Social Support
Communication
Decision Making
Professional-Patient Relations
Interpersonal Relations
Documentaries and Factual Films
Abstract
Wishes
History
What's next?
Hope
Magic
Conflict
100 things
Conversation
Why?
Credits
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
WB310 C755 2011
Website Notes
URL links to the discussion guide.
Read Online

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
Show Less

Creating a good death : coping with terminal illness

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog15965
Schmidt, Laura. Princeton, NY: Films Media Group , 2004.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BF789 D4 C912 2004
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Originally broadcast on December 10, 2003 on ABC News program Nightlines.
Author
Schmidt, Laura
Place of Publication
Princeton, NY
Publisher
Films Media Group
Publication Date
2004
Physical Description
26 minutes
Series
Films for the Humanities and Sciences 33509
Subjects
Attitude to Death
Pancreatic Neoplasms - psychology
Hospice Care
Social Support
Terminally Ill
Personal Narratives
Popular Works
Abstract
Originally broadcast on December 10, 2003 on ABC News program Nightlines.
ISBN
9780736596473
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
BF789 D4 C912 2004

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
Show Less

Death with dignity

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog20629
Central Okanagan Hospice House, Central Okanagan Hospice Association, Interior Health. Kelowna, BC: Central Okanagan Hospice Association , 2012.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WB310 C397 2012
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
  1 read online  
Corporate Author
Central Okanagan Hospice House
Central Okanagan Hospice Association
Interior Health
Place of Publication
Kelowna, BC
Publisher
Central Okanagan Hospice Association
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
18 minutes
Subjects
Hospice Care
Palliative Care
Terminal Care
Attitude to Death
Family
British Columbia
Popular Works
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Online
Audience
Professional
Location
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WB310 C397 2012
Read Online

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency KEL Cancer Info Ctr Available
Show Less

Dyspnea : the feeling of breathlessness

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog20867
Murray, Katherine. Saanichton, BC: Life and Death Matters , 2009.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
QZ266 M928 2009
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
Alternate Title
Managing dyspnea
Author
Murray, Katherine
Place of Publication
Saanichton, BC
Publisher
Life and Death Matters
Publication Date
2009
Physical Description
15 minutes
Series
Life and death matters
Subjects
Dyspnea - therapy
Palliative Care
Terminal Care
Hospice Care
Caregivers
ISBN
9780973982879
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Kelowna Library
Surrey Library
Victoria Library
Abbotsford Library
Call Number
QZ266 M928 2009

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency KEL Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency SUR Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Library Available
Show Less

Essentials in hospice palliative care : a resource for caregivers

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog20865
Murray, Katherine. Saanichton, BC: Life and Death Matters , 2009. 2nd ed.
Audience
Patient or Public
Professional
Call Number
WB310 M982e 2009
Availability
6 copies, 6 available
Alternate Title
Essentials in palliative care
Author
Murray, Katherine
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Saanichton, BC
Publisher
Life and Death Matters
Publication Date
2009
Physical Description
xi, 164 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects
Hospice Care
Palliative Care
Terminal Care
Handbooks
Notes
Previously published under title: Essentials in palliative care, 2006
CN Library copy is housed at UHNBC Library
ISBN
9780973982817
0973982810
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
CN Library
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WB310 M982e 2009

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency KEL Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency SUR Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency CN Library Available
Show Less

Essentials in palliative care : a resource for caregivers

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog19991
Murray, Katherine. Saanichton, BC: Life and Death Matters , 2006.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WB310 M982 2006
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Murray, Katherine
Place of Publication
Saanichton, BC
Publisher
Life and Death Matters
Publication Date
2006
Physical Description
ix, 128 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects
Palliative Care
Terminal Care
Hospice Care - psychology
Caregivers
ISBN
9780973982800
0973982802
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WB310 M982 2006

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
Show Less

Guide for caregivers

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog13249
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association, GlaxoSmithKline Foundation. Missisauga, ON: GlaxoSmithKline Foundation , 2002.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WB310 G946c 2002
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Corporate Author
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
Place of Publication
Missisauga, ON
Publisher
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
Publication Date
2002
Physical Description
62 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series
Living lessons
Subjects
Caregivers
Hospice Care
Palliative Care
Pain
Family Relations
Terminally Ill
Popular Works
Language
English
Material Type
Booklet
Handout
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WB310 G946c 2002

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
Show Less

Health care use at the end of life in Western Canada

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog15954
Canadian Institute for Health Information. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Institute for Health Information , 2007.
Audience
Professional
  1 read online  
Corporate Author
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date
2007
Subjects
Health Status Indicators
Hospice Care
Terminal Care
Statistics
Terminally Ill
Cause of Death
Mortality
Health Services - utilization
Delivery of Health Care
Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
Saskatchewan
Canada
ISBN
9781554650729
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
Website Notes
PDF available to download from this site
Read Online
Show Less

Hiding who I am : the reality of end of life care for LGBT people

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120028
Marie Curie. [United Kingdom]: Marie Curie , 2016.
Audience
Professional
Report exploring end of life care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender peoples.
  1 read online  
Corporate Author
Marie Curie
Place of Publication
[United Kingdom]
Publisher
Marie Curie
Publication Date
2016
Subjects
Terminal Care
Terminally Ill - psychology
Palliative Care
Hospice Care
Patient-Centered Care
Patient Satisfaction
Surveys and Questionnaires
Sexual and Gender Minorities
Health Services for Transgender Persons
Abstract
Report exploring end of life care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender peoples.
Notes
SOGIE LGBTQIA2S+ Collection
Language
English
Material Type
Report
Online
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
Read Online
Show Less

Home care for seriously ill children : a manual for parents

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog10826
Alexandria, VA: Children's Hospice International , 2003. 3rd ed.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WX28.61 H765 2003
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Editor
Orloff, Stacy
Huff, Susan M
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Alexandria, VA
Publisher
Children's Hospice International
Publication Date
2003
Subjects
Hospice Care - in infancy & childhood
Home Care Services - in infancy & childhood
Parent-Child Relations
ISBN
0932321046
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WX28.61 H765 2003

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Cancer Info Ctr Available
Show Less

Hospice and palliative care : the essential guide for effective practice

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog18103
Connor, Stephen R. New York, NY: Routledge , 2009. 2nd ed.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WB310 C752h 2009
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
What are hospice and palliative care?; The interdisciplinary team; Symptom management and physical care; Psychosocial and spiritual care; Grief and bereavement; Community and public engagement; Managing hospice and palliative care; Hospice and palliative care in the U.S. health care system; Society…
Author
Connor, Stephen R
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Routledge
Publication Date
2009
Physical Description
xv, 262 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Hospice Care - organization & administration
Palliative Care
Delivery of Health Care
Abstract
What are hospice and palliative care?
The interdisciplinary team
Symptom management and physical care
Psychosocial and spiritual care
Grief and bereavement
Community and public engagement
Managing hospice and palliative care
Hospice and palliative care in the U.S. health care system
Society and denial
A right to die?
How palliative care is unique in the health care system
How good are hospice and palliative care?
Hospice and palliative care around the world
The future of hospice and palliative care
ISBN
9780415993562
0415993563
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Library
Call Number
WB310 C752h 2009

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
Show Less

Hospice Palliative Care Program : symptom guidelines

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog15752
McLeod, Barbara, Tayler, Carolyn, Sherriff, Colleen, Syme, Ann. Surrey, BC: Fraser Health , 2006. 4th ed.
Audience
Professional
  1 read online  
Author
McLeod, Barbara
Tayler, Carolyn
Sherriff, Colleen
Syme, Ann
Corporate Author
Fraser Health
Edition
4th ed.
Place of Publication
Surrey, BC
Publisher
Fraser Health
Publication Date
2006
Subjects
Palliative Care
Hospice Care
Terminal Care
Practice Guideline
Signs and Symptoms
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
Read Online
Show Less

Hospital based palliative care teams : the hospital-hospice interface

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog7413
New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press , 1998. 2nd ed.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WB310 H828 1998
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Editor
Dunlop, R. J
Hockley, J. M
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
New York, N.Y.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
1998
Subjects
Palliative Care
Hospital-Patient Relations
Patient Care Team
Hospice Care
ISBN
0192629808
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WB310 H828 1998

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
Show Less

Impact of spirituality, social support, and defensive/adaptive coping on death anxiety at end of life

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog19229
McMahon, Robin Lynn. Washing, D.C.: Catholic University of America , 2004.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WM172 M167 2004
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
McMahon, Robin Lynn
Place of Publication
Washing, D.C.
Publisher
Catholic University of America
Publication Date
2004
Subjects
Attitude to Death
Spirituality
Hospice Care
Terminally Ill
Social Support
Anxiety
Adaptation, Psychological
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Thesis
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WM172 M167 2004

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
Show Less

Improving end of life care : why has it been so difficult?

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog14546
Garrison, NY: Hastings Center , 2005.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WB310 I34 2005
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Editor
Jennings, Bruce
Kaebnick, Gregory E
Murray, Thomas H
Place of Publication
Garrison, NY
Publisher
Hastings Center
Publication Date
2005
Series
Hastings Center special report, November-December 2005
Subjects
Palliative Care - ethics
Hospice Care - ethics
Terminal Care - ethics
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WB310 I34 2005

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
Show Less

Introduction to managing pain

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog20866
Murray, Katherine, Gilbert, Pat. Saanichton, BC: Life and Death Matters , 2009.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WL700 M982i 2009
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
Author
Murray, Katherine
Gilbert, Pat
Place of Publication
Saanichton, BC
Publisher
Life and Death Matters
Publication Date
2009
Physical Description
21 minutes
Series
Life and death matters
Subjects
Pain - therapy
Nurse-Patient Relations
Analgesics, Opioid
Hospice Care
Palliative Care
Terminal Care
Popular Works
ISBN
9780973982862
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WL700 M982i 2009

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency KEL Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency SUR Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
Show Less

40 records – page 1 of 2.