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Ethical Decisions in Short and Long Term Health Care

What are the ethical considerations involved in deciding who receives short and long term health care? What ethical considerations should be considered in the micro-allocation of care within the health care facility, and how will the decision affect the long-term policy of the facility?

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What are the ethical considerations involved in deciding who receives short and long term health care? What ethical considerations should be considered in the micro-allocation of care within the health care facility, and how will the decision affect the long-term policy of the facility?

Long term health care is most often decided by the financial status of the patient. A patient who has no resources can qualify for long term care if they meet the criteria set by Medicaid payment. This is usually a client who needs extended 24-hour care and has expended all ...

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The ethical decisions in short and long term health care is examined. The long-term policy of the facilities are determined.

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