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Volume 5 Issue 4 - 2021
COVID-19 among Palliative Care Patients
Nour Mohammad AL-Rawashdeh1, Mohammed AlBashtawy2*, Abdullah Alkhawaldeh3, Bayan AlBashtawy4, Abdullah Al-Kazaleh5, Suzan Zamzam6, Zaid AlBashtawy7 and Fadi Fawares8
1Registered Nurse (RN), MSN Student, Cirtical Care Nursing, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL Al-Bayt University, Jordan
2Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL Al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan
3Assistance Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL Al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan
4Medical Intern, King Abdullah University Hospital, Jordan
5Registered Nurse (RN), MSN, Critical Care Nursing, Ministry of Health, Mafraq, Jordan
6PhD, Lecturer, Department of Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Almanara University, Syria
7Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
8Nurse Educator at King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan
*Corresponding Author: Mohammed AlBashtawy, Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL Al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan.
Received: February 11, 2021; Published: March 12, 2021


The increase in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths shows the importance of palliative care for COVID-19 patient at the end stage of life. This paper aimed to review the most important literature regarding palliative care for patient with COVID-19. The search was performed in a number of electronic databases: Google Scholar, PubMed and WHO Website. The palliative care for patient with COVID-19 include symptom management, use pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, use technology to communicate with patient and their family, provide psychological and emotional support for patient and their family and address the bereavement needs of dying patients and their family.

Keywords: Corona Virus; COVID-19; Palliative Care; SARS CoV 2


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Citation: Nour Mohammad AL-Rawashdeh., et al. “COVID-19 among Palliative Care Patients”. EC Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 5.4 (2021): 01-06.

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