How did Italy face the issue of allocating beds in Intensive Care Units and ventilators during theCOVID-19 outbreak? At the beginning of the epidemic, the Italian Society of Anesthesia AnalgesiaResuscitation and Intensive Care issued recommendations that sparked a heated debate. Later,the National Bioethics Committee, the ethical advisory board of the Government, has issued adocument, which recognizes that the only admissible criterion to employ in a "pandemicemergency triage" is a clinical criterion. The document actually doesn’t address some core ethicalissues, leaving many unanswered questions.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||BMJ. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|