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COVID-19 syndemic

Considering the COVID-19 syndemic

To: Ethics Advisory Board     From: An alarmed nurse Subject: Nursing’s responses to pandemic-fueled inequities I’m troubled that the COVID-19 pandemic…
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Ethics and crisis standards of care

To: Ethics Advisory Board From: Contingently confused Subject: Conventional, contingency, and crisis standards of care Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, I…
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Informed consent for nursing care

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Nurse from Milan, Italy  Subject: Professional responsibilities with informed consent   I recently was asked…
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Protecting privacy while supporting nurses

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Concerned emergency department clinical manager Subject: Patient/family privacy and nurses’ well-being   A patient was…
Supporting patient's care goals

Supporting patients’ care goals

To: Ethics Advisory Board From: Nurse seeking clarification Subject: Nurses’ role in goals of care discussions At the organization where…

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