- Sheena Meredith: Hillary Clinton not following doc's advice to rest with pneumonia is very familiar frustration to doctors
- She says patient noncompliance is epidemic, easy to see why Clinton would "power through" on campaign trail
- Meredith: Pneumonia not terribly contagious, but in general, noncompliance can expose everyone to sickness
Sheena Meredith is a doctor trained at the Medical College of Saint Bartholomew's Hospital in London. She writes about medical issues for a number of publications. The opinions in this article belong to the author
(CNN)Hillary Clinton's decision to press on and ignore her doctor's advice to rest while recovering from pneumonia may have startled the nation, but will have come as little surprise to most physicians.