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Docs list who would be allowed to die in a catastrophe

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posted on May, 24 2008 @ 10:56 AM
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Docs list who would be allowed to die in a catastrophe


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CHICAGO, Illinois (AP) -- Doctors know some patients needing lifesaving care won't get it in a flu pandemic or other disaster. The gut-wrenching dilemma will be deciding whom to let die.
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In the event of a mass-casualty situation, medical resources would be have to be rationed.

Now, an influential group of physicians has drafted a grimly specific list of recommendations for which patients wouldn't be treated. They include the very elderly, seriously hurt trauma victims,
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posted on May, 24 2008 @ 10:56 AM
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Wows i am stunned & please help me to understand how its effect common person like us?

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posted on May, 24 2008 @ 10:59 AM
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Theres allready a thread about this - its called Triage , save those that can be saved using the lowest amount of resources so more can be saved.



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