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dc.creatorJecker, Nancy S.en
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-05T18:29:38Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-05T18:29:38Zen
dc.date.created1991-12-04en
dc.date.issued1991-12-04en
dc.identifier10.1001/jama.266.21.3012en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationJAMA. 1991 Dec 4; 266(21): 3012-3015.en
dc.identifier.issn0098-7484en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Age-Based+Rationing+and+Women&title=JAMA.++&volume=266&issue=21&pages=3012-3015&date=1991&au=Jecker,+Nancy+S.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.266.21.3012en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/735610en
dc.description.abstractThe expense of caring for growing numbers of older individuals can create strong incentives to ration health care based on age. While not directed explicitly at women, this form of rationing would affect women disproportionately because more women than men occupy the ranks of older Americans. A proper understanding of age-based rationing requires attention to gender issues. Once gender issues are taken into account, age-based rationing appears to perpetuate broader gender inequities in the society. This position is supported by three arguments. First, although age-based rationing leads to inequalities between age groups, the inequalities it produces between the sexes are more ethically troubling. Second, these departures from equality cannot be justified even when they benefit society at large by enabling investments in other health care priorities. Finally, since older women represent a disadvantaged and vulnerable group, age-based rationing is difficult to justify even if our obligation to protect the vulnerable is minimal.en
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dc.sourceBRL:KIE/35321en
dc.subjectAge Factorsen
dc.subjectAgeden
dc.subjectAllowing to Dieen
dc.subjectCaringen
dc.subjectDiscriminationen
dc.subjectEconomicsen
dc.subjectFemalesen
dc.subjectFinancial Supporten
dc.subjectHealthen
dc.subjectHealth Careen
dc.subjectIncentivesen
dc.subjectJusticeen
dc.subjectLifeen
dc.subjectMalesen
dc.subjectMorbidityen
dc.subjectPatient Careen
dc.subjectProlongation of Lifeen
dc.subjectPublic Policyen
dc.subjectResource Allocationen
dc.subjectSocial Discriminationen
dc.titleAge-Based Rationing and Womenen
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