Q&A: COVID-19 pandemic accelerates integration of palliative, ED care

Health care systems have previously acknowledged the importance of — but rarely implemented — strategies for integrating palliative care into ED care, researchers wrote in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.The need to integrate palliative care into EDs has become more urgent amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to an increasing number of seriously ill patients in EDs, Emily Aaronson, MD, assistant chief quality officer at Massachusetts General Hospital and assistant professor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School, and colleagues said.The researchersRead More

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