When should health professionals override parents' decisions about a child's medical treatment?
Grant number: DE120100488 | Funding period: 2012 - 2017
Doctors and nurses sometimes disagree with parents' decisions about the best treatment for a sick child. This project will establish the ethical responsibilities of both parents and health professionals in relation to medical decision-making for children.
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