TARRANT Annual Meeting 2010. J Dickinson April 2010. Welcome. Interesting mix Sentinels and their staff. ProvLab staff Alberta Health: AHW, AHS Public Health Community Medicine residents Our staff: Karen Rivera Sandy Berzins , Craig Pierce, Leah Ricketson. Goals.
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Most doctors accept their responsibility to work in an epidemic.
They are concerned, and are less willing to work in identified high risk situations.
Primary duty of care to patients where relationship exists
In Emergency or rural settings, duty of care to community who use the facility
Particular susceptibility justifies refusal. e.g. pregnancy, reduced immunity
CMAJ 2009.DOL:10.1503/cmaj.091628 (Jan 2009)Physicians legal rights and duties