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Public Health Professionals More Focused on Justice than Physicians

Posted Jul 16 2011 2:17pm
Joshua Greene  and colleagues recruited 84 medical doctors and 69 public health professionals for some interesting morality experiments.  One hypothetical was “To save the lives of several patients who need brief access to life support, you need to pull the plug on a more gravely ill patient and redistribute the limited supply of machines in a hospital.”  ( ScienceNOW )

There was a wide gap between physicians and administrators.  

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