Pallium Canada provides clinical decision support tools and resources for primary-care providers that share and promote best practice in palliative and end-of-life care.

Clinical decision support tools and resources

Pocketbook Print version

Our best-selling tool (printed version) for health professionals that offers a practical, one-stop resource to support safe, ethical and effective palliative clinical service. Buy Now

Pocketbook E-book

This is the same best-selling Pocketbook but offered in an e-book or electronic version. A comprehensive digital resource that is available at your fingertips. Buy Now

Mobile App

Shares highlights and tips from the best-selling Pocketbook for health professionals. A brief digital resource that provides information for a general audience. Buy Now

Educational Videos

A variety of videos that offer practical information and tips about the palliative care approach. View Videos

The Pallium Palliative Pocketbook, print version

2nd edition, 2nd print, available in French and English

Improve your bedside care with the 2nd edition of the Pallium Palliative Pocketbook — an interprofessional just-in-time clinical resource.

The Pallium Palliative Pocketbook is a practical, peer-reviewed, fully-referenced one-stop resource that is intended to support safe, ethical, effective and accountable palliative clinical service. Its compact size and easily accessible information make it ideal for non-specialist physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and medical students.

Notable updates in the 2nd edition of the Pallium Palliative Pocketbook include:

  • Dedicated section on advance care planning
  • New content on delirium
  • Updated dosages to reflect current best practices
  • User friendly index

Pocketbook E-book

2nd edition, e-copy on Apple iBooks store and Amazon Kindle, available in French and English

Amazon Kindle

Purchase from Amazon Kindle for $24.99

Pallium Mobile App

The App provides access to:
  • Clinical decision-support tools
  • Essential conversation tips
  • National resources
  • Framework to input provincial and local resources

For Android Devices

Get it on Google Play for $5.49

For iPhones and iPads

Download from the App Store for $5.49

Educational Videos