Goals of Care & End of Life During a Pandemic

Posted June 25, 2020

COVID-related family separation and trauma in the intensive care unit.
Montauk, T. R., & Kuhl, E. A. (2020). Psychological trauma : theory, research, practice and policy, 10.1037/tra0000839. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000839


Posted May 21, 2020

The Importance of Addressing Advance Care Planning and Decisions about Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders during Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
Curtis J.R., Kross E.K., Stapleton R.D. JAMA – Journal of the American Medical Association. (no pagination), 2020. Date of Publication: 2020.

Goals of Care in a Pandemic: Our Experience and Recommendations
Adams C. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. (no pagination), 2020. Date of Publication: 2020.

Pandemic palliative care: beyond ventilators and saving lives
Arya, A., Buchman, S., Gagnon, B., & Downar, J. (2020). CMAJ, 192(15), E400-E404.

Caring for critically ill patients in humanitarian settings.
Lee, J. S., Roberts, S. W., Götsch, K., Moeller, U., & Hawryluck, L. (2019). American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 199(5), 572-580.

Grief During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Considerations for Palliative Care Providers.
Wallace C.L., Wladkowski S.P., Gibson A., White P. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. (no pagination), 2020. Date of Publication: 2020.

Advance care planning is best way to show compassion in these strange times
Dr. Tavis Apramian for CBC News Opinion, May 03, 2020


‘Daddy wake up.’ ICU staff share the pain and tears as families say goodbye to loved ones dying of COVID-19
Megan Ogilvie for The Toronto Star, April 14, 2020