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    Critical care ethics in Hong Kong: Cross-cultural conflicts as east meets west
    with F. Cheng, Mary Ip, and K. K. Wong
    Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 23 (6). 1998.
    The practice of critical care medicine has long been a difficult task for most critical care physicians in the densely populated city of Hong Kong, where we face limited resources and a limited number of intensive care beds. Our triage decisions are largely based on the potential of functional reversibility of the patients. Provision of graded care beds may help to relieve some of the demands on the intensive care beds. Decisions to forego futile medical treatment are frequently physician-guided…Read more