Justice and the severely demented elderly.

  title={Justice and the severely demented elderly.},
  author={Dan W. Brock},
  journal={The Journal of medicine and philosophy},
  volume={13 1},
  • Dan W. Brock
  • Published 1988 in The Journal of medicine and philosophy
In this paper I address the relation between just claims to health care and severe cognitive impairment from dementia. Two general approaches to justice in allocation of health care are distinguished--prudential allocation and interpersonal distribution. First, I analyze why a patient who has died has no further claims to health care. Second, I show why… CONTINUE READING