In light of the COVID-19 health crisis, palliative care hotlines and telehealth visits have become the new innovations to address the surge of consultations. COVID-related pneumonia and the variable manifestations we are seeing in the different age groups requires expert management of fever, dyspnea, upper airway congestions, nausea, anxiety and delirium. Now more than ever, palliative care provides essential support to patients.
Resource articles regarding palliative care during the COVID-19 pandemic:
- Palliative Care’s Evolving Guidelines During the COVID-19 Crisis
- Pandemic Palliative Care: ‘Beyond Ventilators and Saving Lives‘
- Palliative Care: ‘The Secret Weapon Hiding In Plain Sight’
At Transitions, our goal is a holistic treatment approach that addresses both medical and psychosocial needs, including symptom management, counseling and community service support. Learn more.