COVID-19 pandemic prompts changes to palliative care

The unique challenges of COVID-19 require adjustments to the delivery of palliative care during the pandemic, according to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.With the pandemic straining health care systems and causing thousands of deaths daily, co-author Amit Arya, MD, a palliative care physician in Ontario, Canada, and colleagues advised hospitals to scale up palliative care resources for patients.“We expect that all patients who become severely ill in the COVID-19 pandemic will receive equitable access to palliative care,” Arya told Healio Primary Care. “ThisRead More

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