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Ethical considerations for clinicians faced with patients lacking the capacity to form reasoned judgments regarding COVID-19 tests and isolation

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DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/jmehm.v14i13.7668
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COVID 19; Pragmatic and ethical approaches; Ethical dilemmas.

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Yip JYC. Ethical considerations for clinicians faced with patients lacking the capacity to form reasoned judgments regarding COVID-19 tests and isolation. J Med Ethics Hist Med. 2021;14.