How to approach ethical dilemmas in a pandemic
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How to approach ethical dilemmas in a pandemic

Duncan Hamilton Respiratory nurse and PhD student, Examining the role of Schwartz rounds
Ann Gallagher Nurse, and professor, Ethics and care, University of Surrey

A respiratory nurse asks an ethics professor about issues raised by COVID-19

I am a nurse working in a respiratory ward, and a PhD student. I have a long-standing interest in ethics and was keen to discuss how to prepare for the ethical challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, I posed some questions to Ann Gallagher, professor of ethics and care at the University of Surrey.

Nursing Standard. 35, 7, 35-36. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.7.35.s14

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