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Ethical Decisions in Short and Long Term Health Care

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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?

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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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