Ruderman, C., Tracy, S., Bensimon, C., et al. (2006). On Pandemics and the Duty to Care: Whose Duty? Who Cares? BMC Medical Ethics. 7(1).
The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome outbreak challenged the notions of the extent of duty to care and resulted in changes to selected codes of healthcare provider ethics. The authors examine the concept of duty of care and associated risks and obligations providers have during a public health emergency.