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To face coronavirus disease 2019, surgeons must embrace palliative care

April 28, 2020

What The Viewpoint Says: This Viewpoint describes the relevance of a palliative care approach to surgery during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Authors: Zara Cooper, M.D., M.Sc., of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1698)

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