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Robert M. Sade, MD, Medical University of South Carolina, 30 Courtenay Dr, MSC 295, Charleston, SC 29425-2950.

Members of the Cardiothoracic Ethics Forum are as follows: David Blitzer, MD, Andrea J. Carpenter, MD, DuyKhanh P. Ceppa, MD, Edward P. Chen, MD, Robbin G. Cohen, MD, Thomas A. D'Amico, MD, Daniel H. Drake, MD, John W. Entwistle III, MD, Paul W. Fedak, MD, Kathleen N. Fenton, MD, Matthias Loebe, MD, John E. Mayer, MD, Martin F. McKneally, MD, Walter H. Merrill, MD, Scott J. Millikan, MD, Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, MD, Sudish C. Murthy, MD, Keith S. Naunheim, MD, Mark B. Orringer, MD, Allan Pickens, MD, Shuddhadeb Ray, MD, Jennifer C. Romano, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD, Sandra L. Starnes, MD, Julie A. Swain, MD, James S. Tweddell, MD, Richard I. Whyte, MD, Douglas D. Wood, MD, and Joseph B. Zwischenberger, MD.

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Research Funding:

Dr Sade's role in this publication was supported by the South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute, Medical University of South Carolina's Clinical and Translational Science Award Number UL1TR001450.

Keywords:

  • Science & Technology
  • Life Sciences & Biomedicine
  • Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems
  • Respiratory System
  • Surgery
  • Cardiovascular System & Cardiology
  • CRITICALLY-ILL
  • GUIDELINES
  • FRAMEWORK
  • CARE

Cardiothoracic surgeons in pandemics: Ethical considerations

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JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

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Volume 160, Number 2

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, Pages 456-459

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Article | Final Publisher PDF

Abstract:

This paper focuses on a range of ethical issues related to pandemics, especially allocation of scarce resources (ventilators, ECMO).

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© 2020 Published by Elsevier Inc. on behalf of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery.

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