Ethical Considerations in the Allocation of Organs and Other Scarce Medical Resources Among Patients
Archives of Internal Medicine. 1995 Jan 9; 155(1): 29-40.
...In this report, the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs considers the ethical issues relating to the equitable allocation of organs and other scarce resources among patients, including the criteria by which scarce medical resources should be distributed and a suggested procedure for applying these criteria. In addition, the Council considers the appropriate role of physicians in allocating scarce resources....
Aged; Critically Ill; Decision Making; Discrimination; Futility; Guidelines; Hearts; Intensive Care Units; Illness; Justice; Kidneys; Life; Livers; Moral Policy; Organ Transplantation; Organizational Policies; Organizations; Patient Admission; Patient Advocacy; Patients; Physician's Role; Physicians; Professional Organizations; Prognosis; Public Participation; Quality of Life; Resource Allocation; Retreatment; Scarcity; Selection for Treatment; Self Induced Illness; Social worth; Socioeconomic Factors; Standards; Tissue Transplantation; Transplantation; Treatment Outcome; Uncertainty;
American Medical Association. Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs
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