Current approaches for informed consent in pediatrics
Hatice Betül Gemici, Özlem Evrim Göksoy, Ahmet Doğan, Murat Doğan, Vefik Arıca 1 *
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1 Okmeydanı EA Hastanesi Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kliniği, Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey* Corresponding Author


Today in medical practis; codes of ethic are becoming important. New aprroaches has emerged that about to participate with patient’s consent and child absent understand the own situation should be taken for treatment or process on child. Means of child informing is to given simple information about understandable language. Physicians should support to be shared with the patient’s medical decision according to the child’s age and understanding capacity. Informed consent in pediatric patients makes contribution to develepmont of future individuals; therefore that is an important ethic assignment for doctors.


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Article Type: Review

J Clin Exp Invest, Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2014, 496-503

Publication date: 09 Sep 2014

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