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Table 1 Ethical values to justify priorities for critically ill patients supported

From: Ethical dilemmas due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Prioritize those most likely to survive the current illness
Prioritize those most likely to live the longest after recovery (considering comorbid conditions)
Prioritize those who have lived fewer life stages
Prioritize those who have a particular narrow social utility to others in a pandemic
Prioritize the worst off (sickest or youngest)
First come, first served