Age rationing and the just distribution of health care: is there a duty to die?

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Humanities
Department Philosophy
Creator Battin, Margaret P.
Other Author Smeeding, Timothy
Title Age rationing and the just distribution of health care: is there a duty to die?
Date 1987
Description These lines express a view again stirring controversy: that the elderly who are irreversibly ill, whose lives can be continued only with substantial medical support, ought not to be given treatment; instead, their lives should be brought to an end. It should be recognized, as one contemporary political figure is said to have put it, that they "have a duty to die."2
Type Text
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
First Page 69
Last Page 94
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Battin, M. P. (1987). Age rationing and the just distribution of health care: is there a duty to die? in Should medical care be rationed by age? edited by Timothy Smeeding with Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, and Bruce M. Landesman. Rowman & Littlefield, 69-94.
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s62522jm
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