A lack of ventilators potentially puts doctors in the position of deciding which of their COVID-19 patients get a ventilator and live, and which ones don’t get one and die. New rules for making such decisions have been released which are designed to be fair and independent. The designer of the rules explains.


  • Dr. Douglas White, Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Director, Program on Ethics and Decision Making In Critical Illness, University of Pittsburgh. 

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