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Existential Distress

What does this have to do with a life-threatening illness? The word ‘existential’ describes experiences related to existence and experience; with emphasis on human existence and human dealing with experience and existence. From a philosophical stance it describes those elements that exist and are identified as known by an experience…...

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NSW Ambulance Authorised Adult Palliative Care Plan

This plan specifically authorises NSW Ambulance paramedics to deliver individually tailored treatment to patients based on their GP’s orders as documented in the plan. Caring for an individual with palliative care needs can be a complex undertaking. At some stage in the progression of an individual’s illness, the decision may…...

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