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                  DOCTORS IN UNITE The rising death rate from COVID-19 and the pressure of the pandemic on a weakened NHS have caused warranted anxiety. There were reports from Italy of rationing, when life saving equipment was simply unavailable for some sick patients, and difficult triage decisions had to be made by doctors. Many deaths in the UK are occurring among elderly residents of care homes, and unlike deaths in hospital, these have not been given prominence in daily reports. Press coverage has indicated that Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) agreements have […]
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