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Palliative Care

Learn best practices in how to manage common symptoms in terminally ill patients.

The Division of Palliative Care within the Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University develops, promotes, enhances and delivers exemplary interprofessional undergraduate, post-graduate, fellowship and faculty development academic initiatives in the health care field of Palliative Care. Their vision is to become the academic Centre of Excellence for Interprofessional Palliative Care.

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Palliative Care
While terminally ill patients list pain as the most dreaded symptom, gastrointestinal (GI) problems are often more prevalent and challenging for caregivers to control. Work through the case examples as you learn about optimal management or the four common gastrointestinal symptoms in the terminally ill: Nausea and Vomiting, Anorexia, Bowel Obstruction and Bowel Care.