Should Covid Vaccination Status Be Used to Make Triage Decisions?

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Should Covid Vaccination Status Be Used to Make Triage Decisions?

The relationships between each vaccine and interactions of different patient demographics or pre-existing diseases with resultant survival outcomes are undoubtedly complex and currently unknown. But if it is ethically questionable to apply vaccination status as a first-order consideration for critical care triage, might it be ethically defensible to use it as a second-order tiebreaker consideration?

Folder: Crisis Standards of Care
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Audience type: Academic Institution, Government Agency, Non-Governmental Organization , Preparedness Professionals, Healthcare Providers
Institution type: ALL STATES
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Published date: 1970-01-01 00:32:49
Author: Voo Teck Chuan, Abigail E. Lowe, Alva O. Ferdinand, Tan Hon Liang and Matthew Wynia
EM Phases: Preparedness,Response
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Created Date: 01-03-2024
Last Updated Date: 02-14-2024

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