Update in Palliative Medicine and End-of-Life Care

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the cause of coronavirus disease 2019, emerged in China in December 2019 and quickly spread around the globe, killing more than 4 million people and causing a severe economic crisis....Read More

Janet L. Abrahm

2003

Scholarcy highlights

  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the cause of coronavirus disease 2019, emerged in China in December 2019 and quickly spread around the globe, killing more than 4 million people and causing a severe economic crisis. ...Read More
  • Palliative medicine includes clinical palliative care, education, and research that focus on the quality of life of patients with advanced disease and their families
  • The domain of palliative medicine is the relief of suffering: physical, psychological, social, and spiritual
  • Acute kidney injury is a global public health concern associated with high morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs
  • No therapeutic interventions reliably improve survival, limit injury, or speed recovery

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