COVID-19: when you can refuse to treat a patient due to inadequate PPE
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COVID-19: when you can refuse to treat a patient due to inadequate PPE

Erin Dean Health journalist

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Following confirmation of the first cases COVID-19 in the UK in January 2020, concern has grown among nurses about shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Primary Health Care. 30, 3, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/phc.30.3.10.s5

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