ER nurse: “you can stay if you want, but this condition does not appear to be serious nor life-threatening”

“Obviously if I said any of that, that would be an EMTALA violation.” (Nurse K, commenting, at All Bleeding Stops (Shadowfax), Oct. 14). Or is the risk not one of EMTALA but of malpractice liability, as a second commenter asserts?

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