Rationing Medical Care on the Basis of Age: The Moral Dimensions
Rationing Medical Care on the Basis of Age explores this highly topical issue and presents a critical argument on the nature of the possible crisis. Its in-depth philosophical analysis of the main ethical positions adopts an interdisciplinary and international approach.
This book is important reading for healthcare policy makers and shapers and healthcare managers. Academics in ethics, philosophy, economics, and all healthcare disciplines will find it useful, as will public health specialists, health economists, and social scientists with an interest in health and medicine.
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The costs of ageing
The moral foundations of publiclyfunded medical care
Ethics and thecrisis
Daniels and the Prudential Lifespan Account
Ethics and resource allocation
Callahan and the significance of age
A critique of Callahan
A crisis of ageing?
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