TITLE

Waiting for medical care: Is it who you know that counts?

AUTHOR(S)
Shortt, S. E. D.
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/05/99, Vol. 161 Issue 7, p823
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the queuing of patients in need of medical services and the fairness of this practice. How the most ill should be at the front of the queue but are often not; Evidence showing patients with higher annual incomes get better medical care than those who are poorer; How employment status can affect the prioritization for healthcare; Need for closer scutiny of this practice.
ACCESSION #
2362655

 

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