Truth or Consequences?
Levinsky, Norman G.
New England Journal of Medicine. 1998 Mar 26; 338(13): 913-915.
Administrators; Aged; Alternatives; Coercion; Costs and Benefits; Deception; Decision Making; Disclosure; Economics; Health; Health Care; Health Insurance; Hospitals; Incentives; Institutional Policies; Insurance; Medical Devices; Moral Obligations; Managed Care; Organizational Policies; Patient Care; Physician's Role; Public Policy; Resource Allocation; Withholding Treatment;
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21st Bethesda Conference: Ethics in Cardiovascular Medicine, Oct 5-6, 1989. Task Force III: Perspectives on the Allocation of Limited Resources in Cardiovascular Medicine Ryan, Thomas J.; Graham, Thomas P.; Annas, George J.; DeMaria, Anthony N.; Fost, Norman C.; Fuster, Valentin; Harvey, John Collins; Levinsky, Norman G.; McCullough, Laurence B.; Rettig, Richard A.; Schwartz, William J.; Sundwall, David N.; Talner, Norman S.; Wigle, E. Douglas; Willman, Vallee L. (1990-07)
Levinsky, Norman G. (1984-12-13)The author, a physician, states that doctors are under increasing pressure to factor social considerations, such as cost, into medical decisions. He argues that physicians are obligated to do all they can for their patients ...