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.) The Journal of Clinical Ethics. 22(1):42-53.
This article describes recommendations from the Minnesota Pandemic Ethics Project (MPEP) for “an integrated set of ways to attend to the needs of socially vulnerable people and avoid exacerbation of health disparities during a severe influenza pandemic.” The MPEP is a public engagement project focused on rationing scarce health resources during a severe influenza pandemic.