TITLE

Can Quebec afford dialysis for every 80-year-old patient?

AUTHOR(S)
Pinker, Susan
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/25/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 2, p243
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses questions regarding the affordability of Canadian hospitals offering services to all patients on an equal basis. Debate as to whether elderly patients should receive aggressive care when they are critically ill in light of restricted government spending; Ethical disagreements to this debate; Reality that hospitals are not financially equipped to deal with the increasing number of critically ill patients.
ACCESSION #
2731209

 

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