Ensuring Adequate Palliative and Hospice Care During COVID-19 Surges

Relieving physical and emotional distress and supporting patients and families through illness, even when cure is not possible, is foundational to medicine. Yet, while states and health systems have devoted much work to the fair allocation of scarce critical care resources, novel therapeutics, and potential vaccines during the corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, many triage protocols assume all patients who need palliative and hospice care will have access to these services.

Ensuring Adequate Palliative and Hospice Care During COVID-19 Surges
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