The Toughest Triage - Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic

N Engl J Med. 2020 May 21;382(21):1973-1975. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2005689. Epub 2020 Mar 23.
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MeSH terms

  • Coronavirus Infections / epidemiology
  • Coronavirus Infections / therapy*
  • Ethics Committees, Clinical*
  • Health Care Rationing / ethics
  • Health Care Rationing / methods*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / epidemiology
  • Pneumonia, Viral / therapy*
  • Resource Allocation / ethics
  • Triage / ethics
  • Triage / methods*
  • United States / epidemiology
  • Ventilators, Mechanical / supply & distribution*
  • Withholding Treatment / ethics

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19