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on p545, it is stated ethics committee is the answer if the caregivers, such as the family, are split or in disagreement about the nature of the care. However, I have learned that there is an order to following family members wishes starting with the spouse and then adult son/daughter and so on. Why do we need to get help from the ethics committee when we can just follow the spouse?

on p.547 it is stated that HIV confidentiality can be broken to protect the uninfected, such as sexual and needle-sharing partners. However, I recall from one of the Qbanks that if a man has HIV, I cannot directly inform this to his wife. Which one is right?
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Regarding HIV, If a physician finds about STI or other diseases which can harm the partner ,he needs to inform health department. They will inform pt's partner. We can't inform partner directly. Not our job !
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