Promoting Excellence : Sharing Bad News Pocket Primer

Balm of Gilead: Sharing Bad News Pocket Primer

The Sharing Bad News pocket primer offers a procedure for speaking with patients and families about end-of-life issues.

Educational Tools - Clinician Education

Cooper Green Hospital
The Balm of Gilead Center
1515 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Marc Sussman
[email protected]

About this product:
This is one of five pocket cards that accompany Amos Bailey's book, "The Palliative Response." The pocket cards are provided for quick reference and can be laminated for distribution and ready accessibility.

clinical competence, clinical information

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit source.

The Provider Pocket Cards accompany "The Palliative Response" written by Amos Bailey, M.D. This guide is available online in its entirety at

To view this tool:
Left click on the download link to view the PDF document in your Web browser. Right-click on the download link to save the document to your computer.
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Posted April 2004

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