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Beyond individual triage: regional allocation of life-saving resources such as ventilators in public health emergencies

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In the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in some countries were forced to make distressing triaging decisions about which individual patients should receive potentially life-saving treatment. Much of the ethical discussion prompted by the pandemic has concerned which moral principles should ground our response to these individual triage questions. In this paper we aim to broaden the scope of this discussion by considering the ethics of broader structural allocation decis...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10728-020-00427-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Oxford college:
Merton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3958-8633
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Care Analysis Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
2021
Pages:
263–282
Publication date:
2021-02-06
Acceptance date:
2020-12-10
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EISSN:
1465-3915
ISSN:
1065-3058
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1148525
Local pid:
pubs:1148525
Deposit date:
2020-12-10

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