COVID-19: ethical issues, BMA

BMA guidance for doctors on ethical issues likely to arise when providing care and treatment during the COVID-19 outbreak, including resource, withdrawing treatment and maintaining essential services. Updated 12th May.
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This article aims to provide recommendations and relevant information for rhinologists, based on the limited amount of (anecdotal) data, to guarantee high-quality patient care and adequate levels of infection prevention in the rhinology clinic. PMID: 32441710 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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