Paul J Edelson, MD
Epidemiologist and Infectious Disease Specialist on the Faculty of Columbia University
Paul J Edelson, MD, is an epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist on the faculty of Columbia University, with a particular interest in the ethical issues of emerging infectious diseases.
Posts by Paul J Edelson, MD
- Bioethics Forum Essay
Don’t Categorically Refuse CPR to Ebola PatientsRead the PostBioethics Forum EssayRecently 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 ...Read the Post