Pro/Con Debate: The Spell Expires at Midnight: Rationing Care to Children
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Pediatrics, Ethics End of Life, 2020
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2020 Critical Care Congress held February 16-19, 2020, in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Learning Objectives

  • Review ethical bases for limiting and rationing healthcare resources
  • Compare international and U.S. healthcare practices
  • Discuss the implications of rationing or limiting care specifically to children
  • Delineate the international ethical standards for which limiting and rationing are acceptable

Pro: Rationing Pediatric Healthcare Outside the United States Is Common and Ethical, and the United States Should Join Them

Ahmeneh Ghavam

Con: Rationing Pediatric Healthcare Outside the United States May Be Ethical, but the United States Should Not Join Them

Henry Michael Ushay

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Pediatrics
Knowledge Area Ethics End of Life
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Membership Level Select
Membership Level Professional
Membership Level Associate
Tag Medical Legal Issues
Year 2020
resource utilization
pediatric critical care
ethical implications
resource allocation
fair healthcare system


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