A patient is removed from an ambulance outside of NYU Langone Hospital in New York City.

A patient is removed from an ambulance outside of NYU Langone Hospital in New York City.

What’s required to treat the numbers of coronavirus patients is in short supply, and, soon, might not be enough. This will put doctors in the position of deciding who does, and who doesn’t, get the care they may need to survive.

Rationing is a subject New York University medical ethicist Arthur Caplan has thought a lot about over the years.

Diane spoke to him this past weekend to learn more about the current situation, and to find out how hospitals will make these difficult choices.

Guests

  • Arthur Caplan Director, division of medical ethics, New York University Langone Medical Center

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