How do you treat the community knowing that you may have to watch some die while you reserve treatment for specific individuals?

The Ethics of Triage You are a nurse in a Third World country in a small village of 150 people (adults and children – roughly equal in numbers). There is an outbreak of a deadly infection which is easily treated with a specific antibiotic. Untreated, the mortality rate is close to 100%. However, you only […]

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