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  1. Introduction: Children and Consent to Treatment. [REVIEW]James Stacey Taylor - 2013 - HEC Forum 25 (4):285-287.
    Some of the most difficult ethical issues that arise in clinical bioethics concern the practice of medicine upon children. Unlike adults, children are incapable of providing informed consent either to undergoing the procedures that might be performed upon them, or to taking the drugs that might benefit them. Since this is so, children—like impaired adults—often have decisions made for them by competent adults who can consent on their behalf. This leads to a series of well-known philosophical problems concerning the basis (...)
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  • Prevention of Stroke in Sickle Cell Anemia.Robert J. Adams - 2014 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 42 (2):135-138.
    The risk of stroke for a child with SCD is many times greater than that of a healthy child without SCD or heart disease. There is a technique that allows the identification of the children with SCD who have high risk even within this relatively high-risk group. And there is a highly effective preventive treatment. While this would on the surface appear to be a straightforward medical decision, it is not. One must weigh the benefits of preventing permanent brain damage (...)
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