Attending to Social Vulnerability When Rationing Pandemic Resources
Vawter, D.E., Garrett, J.E., Gervais, K.G., et al. (2011). Attending to Social Vulnerability When Rationing Pandemic Resources. (Abstract only.) Journal of Clinical Ethics.
The authors provide an overview of the Minnesota Pandemic Ethics Project, an effort focused on rationing scarce health resources during a severe influenza pandemic. The authors list seven recommendations that can help vulnerable populations (and those who serve and treat them) before, during, and after an influenza pandemic.