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Ageism in cardiology

Bowling, Ann (1999) Ageism in cardiology BMJ, 319, (7221), 1353 - 1355. (doi:10.1136/bmj.319.7221.1353). (PMID:10567146).

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In assessing the ability to benefit from treatment, chronological age is less important than other factors concerned with the biological ageing process and the presence of associated disease. Any rationing because of limitation of health resources should be on the basis of assessed individual physiological ability to benefit, not on the basis of age any more than on sex or skin colour.

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Published date: 20 November 1999
Keywords: cardiovascular diseases/therapy, great britain, health care rationing, gender, patient selection, prejudice
Organisations: Faculty of Health Sciences


Local EPrints ID: 334720
ISSN: 0959-8138
PURE UUID: 253b486d-34e4-4fc8-8f6f-1d7a01e34ae4

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Date deposited: 23 Mar 2012 14:41
Last modified: 08 Sep 2017 16:33

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Author: Ann Bowling

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