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    Paul J Edelson, MD

    • Don’t Categorically Refuse CPR to Ebola Patients

      Posted on January 15, 2015

      Recently it has been argued that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) should, as a matter of policy, not be offered to persons with Ebola disease. Such a categorical restriction of CPR based solely on a patient’s diagnosis rather than his prognosis would be unique in modern medical practice. Beyond this, the general public’s concerns about Ebola, marked… Read more

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