Early Palliative Care and End-of-Life Planning as a Primary Preventative Intervention During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Medical Center of Trinity
sars-cov-2, coronavirus infections, COVID-19, death and dying, end of life care, internship and residency, palliative care, patient care
Infectious Disease | Palliative Care | Therapeutics | Virus Diseases
The novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has drastically increased the number of critically ill and dying patients presenting for hospitalized management of dyspnea, acute respiratory failure and other serious complications. The emergence and spread of SARS-CoV-2 has created unprecedented demands on all avenues of inpatient hospitalist medicine. One of the many services in high demand includes palliative care, with increased need for complex end of life planning.
Publisher or Conference
Athanasios A. Early Palliative Care and End-of-Life Planning as a Primary Preventative Intervention During the COVID-19 Pandemic. In-House. February 10, 2021. https://in-housestaff.org/early-palliative-care-and-end-of-life-planning-as-a-primary-preventative-intervention-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-1914