Friday, October 28, 2011
New@lifebeforedeath (LIFE Before Death) Short Film 'Together We Are Stronger' online: http://bit.ly/sveCLp
@lifebeforedeath (LlFE Before Death) awarded Best of Show in the Best Shorts Competition - film for social change. http://on.fb.me/pcvWEJ
*Two this week about this great series about the global pain crisis. One is the latest released short, the other is ANOTHER award for the project. See previous Pallimed posts about this work here and here. Thanks for the links @lifebeforedeath!
Mindfulness training for doctors: http://nyti.ms/sUgO13
*NY Times article on mindfulness for physicians. See previous Pallimed post about mindfulness here. Thanks for the link @Robert_Fried (Bob Fried)!
Nurse and Doctor describe their own experiences with cancer http://t.co/koRQdPMc
*Two stories about how personal experience with breast cancer has changed how a nurse and a physician approach patient care. Makes me think of a quote, “We are all healers who can reach out and offer health, and we are all patients in constant need of help.”- Henri Nouwen. Thanks for the link to the article @hastingscenter and @CNN!
The promise and pitfalls of palliative care http://lat.ms/mUeprR
The costs of palliative care teams http://lat.ms/ojEoNH
*Two stories in the LA Times featuring palliative care. Important to see what the public sees about our field. Thanks to @suzanakm (Suzana Makowski) and @AAHPM for the links!
Dr. James Tulsky, innovative researcher in Palliative Medicine, named to NINR Advisory Council. http://1.usa.gov/qjxtXL
*Another well-deserved honor! Congrats!!! Thanks @geri_doc (Ken Covinsky) for the link!
What does Siri know about hospice and palliative care? http://bit.ly/n9jVHW
*Hilarious post from @EWidera (Eric Widera) at @Geripal. Thanks @donaldhtaylorjr (Don Taylor) for the link!