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New CareSearchgp App: A tool supporting GPs to provide end-of-life care

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About this resource

CareSearch is an Australian Government funded National Palliative Care project providing trustworthy evidence-based information and resources on palliative care. It recently released its CareSearchgp app, a free digital tool to support GPs to deliver palliative care. The app brings together guidance on terminal prescribing for specific symptoms and evidence-based information on key care issues including:

  • Advance care planning
  • Recognising deterioration
  • Engaging in palliative care case conferences
  • Caring for the dying patient, and
  • Assisting families through stages of bereavement.

Interactive features include a checklist to support dying at home and the ability to curate your own learning resources and send links to quality information to individual patients. Free to download on your device now.

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