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Problems of Prioritisation and Our Duty to Care

Adrian R. Bull (Yorkshire Regional Health Authority, Harrogate, UK)

Journal of Management in Medicine

ISSN: 0268-9235

Article publication date: 1 April 1991

Abstract

Limited resources must be invested wisely. Society′s humanitarian duty to care must be satisfied as well as the economic imperative to use resources rationally. This cannot properly be achieved by reduction of all considerations to a single number which represents a ratio of health gain to resource cost.

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Bull, A.R. (1991), "Problems of Prioritisation and Our Duty to Care", Journal of Management in Medicine, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 35-39. https://doi.org/10.1108/02689239110007093

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