TITLE

Can rationing possibly be rational?

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, p1242
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, parents of Annie Farlow, who died in an Ontario hospital because of denied resuscitation ask Canada's medical authority regarding the concerned authority who take decision for resuscitation in hospitals. Annie's mother argues why Annie was denied timely palliative care. Parents are calling for public conversation about health care rationing in hope of addressing hidden bias in current decision-making processes and developing ethical solutions for future resource shortages.
ACCESSION #
64887552

 

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