Online Letter to the Editor: PDF OnlyCoronaVirus Disease 2019 Withdrawing Mechanical Ventilation to Reallocate Life Support Under Crisis Standards of Care—Nonequivalence of the Equivalence ThesisMaldonado, Fabien MD; Rafael, Fr. John MA; Shinall, Myrick C. Jr MD, PhD; Ely, E. Wesley MD, MPHAuthor Information Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, and Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN Saint Thomas West Hospital, Nashville, TN Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, and Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Nashville, TN, and Critical Illness, Brain Dysfunction, and Survivorship (CIBS) Center at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN Dr. Maldonado received funding from UptoDate and Medtronic. Drs. Maldonado, Shinall, and Ely received support for article research from the National institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Shinall’s institution received funding from the NIH. Dr. Rafael disclosed that he does not have any potential conflicts of interest. Critical Care Medicine: June 12, 2020 - Volume Online First - Issue - doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000004475 Free PAP Metrics Copyright © by 2020 by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All Rights Reserved.