EBOLA Update: Is Witholding Care Even Acceptable ?

Ebola A horrible situation for patients. Withholding care when care is requested is a crime, especially when necessary safety precautions can be taken. Not doing it because of fear is tantamount to medical negligence.

Some U.S. hospitals weigh withholding care to Ebola patients (REUTERS) The Ebola crisis is forcing the American healthcare system to consider the previously unthinkable: withholding some medical interventions because they are too dangerous to doctors and nurses and unlikely to help a patient.

Reference: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/22/us-health-ebola-usa-interventions-idUSKCN0IB2OM20141022