Children, Medicine and the Law

Children, Medicine and the Law

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This volume collects in convenient form the most influential articles analysing the key issues surrounding children, medicine and the law today. Issues examined include the implications of assisted reproduction for children, neonatal intensive care, health care, HIV testing of new-born children.They looked at two patient groups: children newly diagnosed with cancer and obese children. Their hypothesis ... A 1992 essay of hers is reprinted (Chapter 40 ). ln this, she argues that the social context powerfully influences the childa#39;s capacity to consent. For example, social ... Weir and Peters, seeing communicated choices by at least some adolescents as a#39;e_/forts of moral persuasion?aquot; advocate theanbsp;...

Title:Children, Medicine and the Law
Author:Michael D. A. Freeman
Publisher:Dartmouth Publishing Company - 2005


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