Supporting her autonomy: the obligations of guardians and physicians in adolescents' refusals of care.

TitleSupporting her autonomy: the obligations of guardians and physicians in adolescents' refusals of care.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsWalter JK
JournalJ Clin Ethics
Volume23
Issue1
Pagination56-9
Date Published2012 Spring
ISSN1046-7890
KeywordsDecision Making, Female, Graft Rejection, Humans, Kidney Transplantation, Moral Obligations, Personal Autonomy, Substance-Related Disorders, Third-Party Consent
Abstract

This commentary on "Her Own Decision: Impairment and Authenticity in Adolescence" by Campbell, Derrington, Hester, and Lew adds further consideration of obligations for guardians and physicians of minors who struggle in making serious decisions regarding medical treatment.

Alternate JournalJ Clin Ethics
PubMed ID22462384