No body is expendable: Medical rationing and disability justice during the COVID-19 pandemic.

@article{Andrews2020NoBI,
  title={No body is expendable: Medical rationing and disability justice during the COVID-19 pandemic.},
  author={Erin E Andrews and Kara B Ayers and Kathleen S. Brown and Dana S. Dunn and Carrie R Pilarski},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2020}
}
The health threat posed by the novel coronavirus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic has particular implications for people with disabilities, including vulnerability to exposure and complications, and concerns about the role of ableism in access to treatment and medical rationing decisions. Shortages of necessary medical equipment to treat COVID-19 have prompted triage guidelines outlining the ways in which lifesaving equipment, such as mechanical ventilators and intensive care unit beds, may… Expand
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