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Children and consent: the key issues / Angela, Smith

British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, Volume: 14, Issue: 1, Pages: 36 - 38

Swansea University Author: Angela, Smith

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Abstract

In this first article of two, the author considers some of the legal issues surrounding the matter of consent in healthcare when a patient has not yet reached the age of maturity. This article specifically considers children of tender years as to who can agree to treatment of a child of tender years...

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Published in: British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
ISSN: 1747-0307 2052-2800
Published: 2018
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa39306
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Abstract: In this first article of two, the author considers some of the legal issues surrounding the matter of consent in healthcare when a patient has not yet reached the age of maturity. This article specifically considers children of tender years as to who can agree to treatment of a child of tender years and also looks at when there may be disagreement between those with parental responsibility as regards treatment and also when there may be disagreement between those with parental responsibility and the medical profession.
Keywords: Children, consent, tender years, parental responsibility, disagreement
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Issue: 1
Start Page: 36
End Page: 38