Caring for an Aging World: Allocating Scarce Resources
ter Meulen, Ruud
Hastings Center Report. 1994 Sep-Oct; 24(5): 3.
The Hastings Center and the Institute for Bioethics in Maastricht, the Netherlands, jointly organized an international project on resource allocation and the elderly. Representatives from some eight countries took part: Sweden, Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Netherlands, and the United States....The group settled on five main areas of concern: The meaning and significance of old age....The goals of medicine and health care for the elderly....Balancing the needs of the young and old....Resource allocation and social priorities....Families, society, women, and long-term care....
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