Irreconcilable Differences: A Parent's Right to Refuse to Consent to the Medical Treatment of a Child
Family and Conciliation Courts Review. 1995 Jul; 33(3): 342-360.
Allowing to Die; Autonomy; Children; Congenital Disorders; Consent; Drugs; Fetuses; Injuries; Judicial Action; Legal Aspects; Legal Rights; Leukemia; Life; Minors; Newborns; Parents; Personhood; Pregnant Women; Prenatal Injuries; Privacy; Prolongation of Life; Quality of Life; Rights; Surgery; Terminally Ill; Treatment Refusal; Value of Life; Withholding Treatment;
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What Limits, if Any, Should Be Placed on a Parent's Right to Consent And/or Refuse to Consent to Medical Treatment for Their Child? Birchley, Giles (2010-10)Abstract There is an overwhelming consensus that parent's rights to consent must be limited to decisions that are in the child's best interests, yet best interests are difficult to determine. I reflect on the case of ...