“First, if you were to become seriously ill with coronavirus, what would be most important?
“What would be your top priority? (And your second priority, if the first isn’t possible?)
“Second, what is concerning you the most about becoming seriously ill? What are you most worried about?
“And, third, if you became seriously ill, what outcomes would be unacceptable to you, what would you be willing to sacrifice – and not sacrifice?”
Dr Wilson adds that when in hospital, many doctors and nurses may offer a ‘trial period’ of medication and care to understand better what is working and what is not.