Bedside Rationing by Health Practitioners: A Case Study in a Ugandan Hospital

@article{Kapiriri2007BedsideRB,
  title={Bedside Rationing by Health Practitioners: A Case Study in a Ugandan Hospital},
  author={Lydia Kapiriri and Douglas K. Martin},
  journal={Medical Decision Making},
  year={2007},
  volume={27},
  pages={44 - 52}
}
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to describe bedside rationing by health practitioners in a teaching hospital in Uganda. Methods. This was a case study involving in-depth interviews. A modified thematic approach was used in data analysis. Types of decisions, the decision-making process, key players, and hospital-, medical-, and patient-related considerations in the process were identified. Klein’s 6 forms of rationing were used to identify the forms of rationing used. The setting was a… CONTINUE READING

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