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The role of ethics committees and ethics consultation in allocation decisions : a 4-stage process

Published inMedical care, vol. 48, no. 9, p. 821-826
Publication date2010
Abstract

Decisions about the allocation and rationing of medical interventions likely occur in all health care systems worldwide. So far very little attention has been given to the question of what role ethics consultation and ethics committees could or should play in questions of allocation at the hospital level.

Keywords
  • Rationing
  • Prioritization
  • Ethics committees
  • Ethics consultation
  • Hospital management
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STRECH, Daniel, HURST, Samia, DANIS, Marion. The role of ethics committees and ethics consultation in allocation decisions : a 4-stage process. In: Medical care, 2010, vol. 48, n° 9, p. 821–826. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181e577fb
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