Health care a "right" or a "privilege"? - page 2
by monkago2009 1,199 Views | 12 Comments
I have thought about this for many days, thinking about the arguments in either direction. I don't know that I have a complete answer yet. Although I feel that basic health care in most of the cases is a right, there are some... Read More
- 0Feb 9, '13 by metal_m0nkNegligence in the way you have described it is meaningless in a nation with soceioeconomic inequality, poor education and capitalistic values.
But regardless of my personal views, it would be wildly irresponsible for me as a professional to allow "worthiness" to inform my decisions about who should or shouldn't receive care.
- 0Feb 22, '13 by MunoRNI think as long as the question is posed as something so non-specific it's going to be hard to find any consensus. "Healthcare" includes an extremely wide range of things. I think you'll find the answer to "is erectile dysfunction treatment a right?" is much different than the question "is pain control for a dying patient a right?"