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Stop the world, I want to stay on: rationing health care, first the aged, and then?

Social Thought

Author: Abels, P., Rice, S.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1990


An exploration of the growing effort to limit health services to the aged in the US, drawing on Daniel Callahan's Setting Limits: Medical Goals in an Aging Society (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987). His three-part plan to limit health care is summarized, & the implications for society are discussed, including the quest for, and view of a just society, the future as a moral community, & the impact on practice for helping professionals. Action is urged to address the moral consequences of such a plan. .

Further Details

Pages: 41-47
Volume: 16
Issue: 1
Accession Number: 27.2.03
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 14/08/2013
Keywords: North Americaolderhealth improvement
Reads: 452