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Distinguishing Medical Futility, Inappropriate Treatment, and Rationing

Using the example of a full pediatric intensive care unit, Michael Rubin and Robert Truog distinguish three distinct yet interwoven concepts: (1) medical futility, (2) inappropriate treatment, and (3) rationing.  

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