- To develop an approach to dyspnea, nausea and vomiting in pediatric palliative care
- To describe non-pharmacologic and medication strategies for management of dyspnea, nausea and vomiting
Dr. Dawn Davies, MD at the CHEO and Roger Neilson House
Dawn graduated from Nursing at Western University in 1988 and worked in pediatric oncology at Sickkids before medical school. She graduated from McMaster University in 1993, and complete her pediatric residency at University of Alberta in 1997. She did a pediatric palliative care fellowship through the Canadian Cancer Society, and founded a pediatric palliative care program in Edmonton Alberta. She worked there until her move to CHEO and Roger Neilson House in 2018, where she is a palliative care physician.
Resources Mentioned in Session
- Effect of palliative oxygen versus room air in relief of breathlessness in patients with refractory dyspnoea: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial
- Development of a Pediatric Palliative Care Curriculum and Dissemination Model: Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) Pediatrics.
- Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children
- Opioids for the palliation of breathlessness in terminal illness
- Dalhousie dyspnea scales: construct and content validity of pictorial scales for measuring dyspnea
- The Pallium Palliative Pocketbook
- Mechanisms and latest clinical studies of new NK1 receptor antagonists for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: Rolapitant and NEPA (netupitant/palonosetron)
- The Trigeminal Nerve (CN V)
- Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care
- Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer
- Living Out Loud
- Courageous Parents Network
- Aromatherapy Versus Oral Ondansetron for Antiemetic Therapy Among Adult Emergency Department Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial
- Inhaled isopropyl alcohol for nausea and vomiting in the emergency department
- An Alternative Method to Alleviate Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Children
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