Ethics. Research. Community.

Consent in children: legal and ethical issues.

Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community. 
4
(2): 
Summer
78-81; 
2000. 
(English). 
[Record Source: PubMed]
Children's wishes are often not respected. The law does not support children's involvement in consent. Nurses can be influential in supporting patients during the process of consent. Decisions may be made based upon ethical principles, which tend not to respect individual rights.
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Record TypeJournal Article
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ISSN1367-4935