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Task Force on Palliative Care

Victor McConvey
Victor McConvey

MDS Staff Liaison: Liz Clausen

Task Force Purpose

  • Review and consider existing evidence and models of palliative care to inform on developing best practice/evidence based palliative care guidelines and palliative care models
  • Identify areas where further research is needed to develop clinical guidelines for the palliative care of people with movement disorders
  • Develop clinical guidelines to manage the palliative and end of life treatment needs for people living with movement disorders
  • Develop education for health care practitioners working in palliative care to better support people living with movement disorders
  • Increase awareness within the physician, health professional and movement disorder community in regard to planning ahead and palliative care


Task Force Members

Daniela Alburquerque
Angelo Antonini
Roongroj Bhidayasiri
Raquel Bouca
Julie Carter
K. Ray Chaudhuri
Shen-Yang Lim
Stefa Lorenzl
Janis Miyasaki
Maria Elisa Piemonte
Edward Richfield
Christina Vaughan
Richard Walker
Mitsutoshi Yamamoto

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