An ethical assessment of intensive care.

  title={An ethical assessment of intensive care.},
  author={Cathy Marsden},
  journal={International journal of technology assessment in health care},
  volume={8 3},
  • Cathy Marsden
  • Published 1992 in
    International journal of technology assessment in…
Any evaluation of intensive care must include an ethical assessment of that technology. This allows us to consider the use of technology in light of the ends that we desire. The most pressing ethical issues in intensive care are: forgoing life-sustaining treatment, dehumanization of patients and staff within the technological environment, and the allocation… CONTINUE READING