Promoting Excellence : The Palliative Response Book

Name:
Balm of Gilead: The Palliative Response Book

Description:
The Palliative Response is a comprehensive guide for clinicians that offers a quick overview of each major symptom, procedure and clinical consideration of end-of-life care.

Category:
Educational Tools - Clinical Education

Source:
Cooper Green Hospital
The Balm of Gilead Center
1515 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
www.gileadcenter.com

Contact:
Marc Sussman
[email protected]

About the book:
Each of the 45 sections of the book is focused on a specific problem or task central to palliative care, and includes key points, a Power Point presentation and an annotated bibliography. It is designed for the self-learner or to be used as an interdisciplinary curriculum to teach on rounds or in small group settings. At the end of each chapter there are teaching guides on end-of-life care for trainees and instructors.

Keywords:
clinical training, topic lists, grand rounds, curricula, training, clinical information

References:
Written by Amos Bailey, M.D., founder of the Balm of Gilead project at Cooper Green Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama.

To view this tool:
The full text of Dr. Amos Bailey's new book, "The Palliative Response" is available online at www.hospice.va.gov.

Posted April 2004

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