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Potential Legal Liability for Withdrawing or Withholding Ventilators During COVID-19

Potential Legal Liability for Withdrawing or Withholding Ventilators During COVID-19 This Viewpoint discusses the legal risks to health care workers and hospital systems from withdrawing or withholding ventilation from COVID-19 patients and cites a Maryland statute that offers legal immunity to clinicians making good faith decisions under emergency conditions as an example for other states to follow. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Potential Legal Liability for Withdrawing or Withholding Ventilators During COVID-19

JAMA , Volume 323 (19) – May 19, 2020

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2020 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2020.5442
Publisher site
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Abstract

This Viewpoint discusses the legal risks to health care workers and hospital systems from withdrawing or withholding ventilation from COVID-19 patients and cites a Maryland statute that offers legal immunity to clinicians making good faith decisions under emergency conditions as an example for other states to follow.

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 19, 2020

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