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US healthcare workers forced to make ‘gut-wrenching’ decisions amid crisis

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Under unprecedented circumstance, and in the absence of federal guidance, hospitals have formed triage committees to guide life-and-death decisions

From ambulances to intensive care units, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced American healthcare workers to make “gut wrenching” decisions about a patient’s fate – once rare even for hospital ethics committees.

Those decisions are now made under a new paradigm – scarcity.

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