Article highlights the role that palliative care has played during the pandemic, and includes a roundup relevant of studies.

According to Diane Meier, MD, director of CAPC, it was a natural fit for palliative care specialists to start working in emergency rooms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Meier shares, "They were providing symptom relief for shortness of breath, agitation, anxiety, delirium and confusion [...] Importantly, they were providing skilled communication between patients, clinicians and family members that the front line clinicians did not have time to pursue because the volume of demands on them were so high.”

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