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Palliative care during a pandemic

Posted: April 24, 2020

(April 23, 2020)

Dr. Amit Arya is a palliative care physician and a board member of the Ontario Health Coalition

By: CMAJ Podcasts

Dr. James Downar and Dr. Amit Arya discuss how to optimise provision of palliative care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. James Downar is head of the division of palliative care at the University of Ottawa and is a critical care physician at The Ottawa Hospital.

Dr. Amit Arya is a palliative care physician at Brampton Civic Hospital in Brampton, Ontario and has faculty appointments at both McMaster University and the University of Toronto.

They co-authored an analysis article with Dr. Sandy Buchman and Dr. Bruno Gagnon. Their article is published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/content/cmaj/early/…maj.200465.full.pdf

CMAJ COVID-19 resource page: www.cmaj.ca/covid-19

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