New England Journal of Medicine:10.1056/NEJMsb2005114 (2020)

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Four ethical values — maximizing benefits, treating equally, promoting and rewarding instrumental value, and giving priority to the worst off — yield six specific recommendations for allocating medical resources in the Covid-19 pandemic: maximize benefits; prioritize health workers; do not allocate on a first-come, first-served basis; be responsive to evidence; recognize research participation; and apply the same principles to all Covid-19 and non–Covid-19 patients.
Keywords covid-19  coronavirus  triage  scarce medical resources  allocation  rationing  fairness  justice  ventilators
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