Whose Lives Should Be Saved? Patients’ Race/Ethnicity and Medical Rationing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Whose Lives Should Be Saved? Patients’ Race/Ethnicity and Medical Rationing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Using a medical decision-making paradigm, WHOLS examined whether rationing decisions about medical equipment necessary to treat affected patients are influenced by non-medical factors (e.g. race/ ethnicity), and whether a potential differential can be explained by implicit prejudice in a sample of physicians working at the National Health System.

Estatuto: 
Proponent entity
Financed: 
Yes
Entidades: 
Fundação "La Caixa"
Keywords: 

healthcare inequalities, racial biases, covid-19

Using a medical decision-making paradigm, WHOLS examined whether rationing decisions about medical equipment necessary to treat affected patients are influenced by non-medical factors (e.g. race/ ethnicity), and whether a potential differential can be explained by implicit prejudice in a sample of physicians working at the National Health System.

Parceria: 
Unintegrated

WHOLS

Coordenador ICS 
Referência externa 
LL20-03 COVID - GA2020-217895
Start Date: 
30/11/2020
End Date: 
31/07/2021
Duração: 
8 meses
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