Meeting the Challenge of Pandemic Influenza Ethical Guidance for Leaders and Health Care Professionals in the Veterans Health Administration
Sharpe, V., Berkowitz, K., Cecire, R., et al. (2010). Meeting the Challenge of Pandemic Influenza: Ethical Guidance for Leaders and Health Care Professionals in the Veterans Health Administration. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
This guidance document is divided into five sections on ethical preparedness and response in a healthcare system: 1) an overview of ethical challenges; 2) workforce capacity and responsibility; 3) resource allocation; 4) hospice and palliative care; and 5) limiting personal liberty to preserve public health. The document also includes a checklist for implementing the plan guidance.