Ethical Constraints on Rationing Medical Care by Age
Jecker, Nancy S.
Pearlman, Robert A.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1989 Nov; 37(11): 1067-1075.
Age Factors; Aged; Allowing to Die; Biomedical Technologies; Discrimination; Economics; Health; Health Care; Justice; Life; Life Extension; Moral Policy; Patient Care; Prolongation of Life; Public Policy; Quality Adjusted Life Years; Resource Allocation; Selection for Treatment; Social Discrimination; Social Interaction; Social worth; Utilitarianism; Wedge Argument;
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Jecker, Nancy S.; Pearlman, Robert A. (1992-02)This paper proposes an ethical framework for rationing publicly-financed health care. We begin by classifying alternative rationing criteria according to their ethical basis. We then examine the ethical arguments for four ...