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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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199608300.003.0031

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Paediatrics, ethics, and the             law

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Ethics - Common law - Recognition of ethical issues in everyday clinical practice - Clinical case study - The doctor–child relationship - Parental responsibility - The doctor–parent relationship - Assent and consent - Confidentiality and disclosure - Withholding or withdrawing treatment in children - Good ethical and legal practice in suspected child abuse - Serious case reviews - Legal aspects of international adoption -

Chapter.  4764 words. 

Subjects: Paediatrics

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