Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 171–172 | Cite as

In That Case: Necessary Limitation of Medical Treatment, Ageism, or Worse? A Policy Proposal for Limiting Kidney Dialysis Availability Over 75



Case study Dialysis End of life Palliative care Policy Public health 


  1. Emanuel, E.J. 2014. Why I hope to die at 75: An argument that society and families—and you—will be better off if nature takes its course swiftly and promptly. The Atlantic, October.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Palliative Care Service, Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmanian Health Service, and Faculty of Health SciencesUniversity of TasmaniaHobartAustralia

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