Describe your reasoning using ethical and policy concepts from the readings and the lecture content.
Discussion Board: Allocation of Scare Resources
Incorporate what you have learned from last week’s content on Social Determinants of health and this week’s article by Persad and the talk by Dr. Shand to discuss how to allocate scarce resources in a pandemic ( particularly ventilators) and blood products).
Should any group receive privileged status ( children pregnant women health care workers etc? If so how should they be privileged and WHY? Or should No ONE receive special privilege?
Are there social determinants factors in the URMC region that should be taken into account when planning a just response to scarce resources? Describe your reasoning using ethical and policy concepts from the readings and the lecture content.