The Ethics of Health Care Rationing

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SAGE Publications, 1999 - Medical - 248 pages
This volume explains why, and in what ways, health care is being rationed in the late-1990s health service. It examines the ethical questions which arise from this rationing and includes personal case studies, from surgeons to geriatric advisors.

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Scarcity and rationing
5
Choosing between individuals
40
Ethics and the structures of health care rationing
66
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John Butler has illustrated over fifty children's books--among them Bless This Mouse (Handprint)--and has both written and illustrted another dozen, among them Wake Up, Sleepy Bear (Viking), Ten in the Meadow, and Ten in the Den.

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