Consent to Trainee Involvement in Pediatric Care

New England Journal of Medicine
September 17, 2020 Vol. 383 No. 12
http://www.nejm.org/toc/nejm/medical-journal

 

Perspective
Consent to Trainee Involvement in Pediatric Care
Emily A. Largent, J.D., Ph.D., R.N.
Consent to the involvement of students, interns, and residents in the care of children has received scant attention as compared with consent for either care or research. But there are compelling reasons for routinely obtaining children’s assent to trainee involvement.