Legal and Ethical Considerations on Consent for Minors

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dc.contributor.advisor Martin, David en_us
dc.contributor.author Fogleman, Christy
dc.contributor.editor Martin, David en_us
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-14T17:44:01Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-14T17:44:01Z
dc.date.issued 2010-06-14T17:44:01Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2271/847
dc.description.abstract Healthcare providers must obtain consent before performing any procedure or providing treatment to an individual. The defining lines of consent begin to gray when a child shows competency and understanding of a treatment or procedure and has different wishes than their guardians. This raises many legal and ethical dilemmas for healthcare providers who must determine which decision to uphold. This paper will examine the definition of a minor and the legal and ethical challenges associated with who has permission to give consent for a child of minor age. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau en_us
dc.relation.ispartof The Journal of Undergraduate Nursing Writing. Volume 4, Issue 1. 2010
dc.subject nursing en_US
dc.title Legal and Ethical Considerations on Consent for Minors en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.subject.cinahl Liability, Legal en_US
dc.subject.cinahl Ethics, Nursing en_US
dc.subject.cinahl Consent en_US
dc.subject.cinahl Minors (Legal) en_US
dc.subject.cinahl Autonomy en_US
dc.subject.cinahl Patient Rights en_US
rft.spage 10 en_US

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