Moral structuring of children during the process of obtaining informed consent in clinical and research settings

BMC Medical Ethics
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Moral structuring of children during the process of obtaining informed consent in clinical and research settings
Informed consent is an important factor in a child’s moral structure from which different types of doctor–patient relationships arise. Children’s autonomy is currently under discussion in terms of their decent treatment, beyond what doctors and researchers perceive. To describe the influential practices that exist among clinicians and researchers toward children with chronic diseases during the process of obtaining informed consent.
Authors: Anderson Díaz-Pérez, Elkin Navarro Quiroz and Dilia Esther Aparicio Marenco
Content type: Research article
25 November 2020