Paediatrics, ethics, and the law

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199608300
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742712 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Paediatrics, ethics, and the             law

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Ethics 1030

Common law 1031

Recognition of ethical issues in everyday clinical practice 1032

Clinical case study 1033

The doctor–child relationship 1034

Parental responsibility 1035

The doctor–parent relationship 1035

Assent and consent 1036

Confidentiality and disclosure 1038

Withholding or withdrawing treatment in children 1040

Good ethical and legal practice in suspected child abuse ...

Chapter.  4766 words. 

Subjects: Paediatrics

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