Six Perspectives on the Ethics of Access to Health Care: Introduction
Author(s)Kleiman, Michael B.
KeywordsAccess to Health Care
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AbstractA brief overview of six articles which address ethical considerations in the allocation of medical resources: N. Daniels on the obligation of physicians in the distribution of health care; D. Ozar on the right to health care; J. Humber on the involuntary commitment and treatment of the mentally ill; N. Bell on triage and the allocation of scarce medical resources; C. Kaufmann on health policy in the U.S., Great Britain, and the U.S.S.R.; and C. Perry on the right of public access to cadaver organs. (KIE abstract)
Social Science and Medicine, Part F: Medical Ethics. 1981 Dec; 15F(4): 127-128.