Smoking and health: is discrimination fair?

ALLMARK, P. J. (1995). Smoking and health: is discrimination fair? Professional nurse, 10 (12), 811-813.

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Abstract

The practice of discriminating against smokers for certain treatments is widespread. Discrimination is not wrong in itself; what is crucial is the criterion used. Discrimination against smokers appears to invoke criteria of benefit and desert. These criteria are not, and perhaps cannot be, applied consistently.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Health and Social Care Research
Depositing User: Caroline Fixter
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2010 09:06
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2010 09:06
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/1757

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