An Ethical Framework for Allocating Scarce Inpatient Medications for COVID-19 in the US

JAMA
June 9, 2020, Vol 323, No. 22, Pages 2231-2350
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/currentissue

 

An Ethical Framework for Allocating Scarce Inpatient Medications for COVID-19 in the US
Colette DeJong, MD; Alice Hm Chen, MD, MPH; Bernard Lo, MD
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JAMA. 2020;323(23):2367-2368. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8914
This Viewpoint proposes ethical principles to guide allocation of scarce inpatient therapies for hospitalized COVID-19 patients to maximize patient benefit, mitigate disparities, and minimize clinician burden.