Journal of Education, Health and Sport (Dec 2022)

Futile therapy in the conditions of the Covid-19 pandemic

  • Kamila Gorczyca,
  • Klaudia Podgórska,
  • Aleksandra Puła,
  • Klaudia Artykiewicz,
  • Urszula Krzysiek,
  • Paweł Kozieł,
  • Maria Grodkiewicz,
  • Marcin Czarkowski,
  • Aleksandra Słupczyńska,
  • Weronika Urbaś

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 13, no. 1


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Futile therapy is the prolonged maintenance of organ function. This process in this case does not bring therapeutic benefits, and its task is to maintain the failed organs. The article aims to present the differences between influenza and Covid-19 and to draw attention to the problem of the futility of therapy in the context of a pandemic.