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Biomedical Ethics During COVID-19 Pandemic, Part 2

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Biomedical Ethics During COVID-19 Pandemic, Part 2

Triaging Care, Allocation of Equipment, and Protecting the Providers
April 24, 2020

Biomedical Ethics During COVID-19 Pandemic, Part 2

In this second of two conversations, Dr. Don Postema and Dr. Julibeth Lauren discuss ethical issues in time of crisis and scarcity, such as triaging care and allocation of medical equipment, objective scoring criteria, recent professional society guidelines and protocols, and balancing competing priorities of individual patient rights and autonomy vs. protecting the community and health care providers. 

Don Postema, PhD is the Program Director for Medical Bioethics at HealthPartners at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His complete biography can be found here.

Hosted by: Dr. Julibeth Lauren, VP, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing, Allied Health Practice & Patient Education, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions

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