Principles for the Justification of Public Health Intervention
Upshur, R.E.G. (2002). Principles for the Justification of Public Health Intervention. (Free registration required.) Canadian Journal of Public Health. 93(2):101-3.
The author describes a set of four principles (based on a literature review) that can be used in the analysis of ethical issues in public health practice and may be helpful for analyzing potential emergency interventions.