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Deciding with Children in Pediatrics

Children's Participation in Healthcare Decision-Making

  • 1st Edition - November 4, 2024
  • Editors: John Massie, Georgina Hall, Lynn Gillam
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 2 3 2 3 - 5
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 2 3 2 2 - 8

Deciding with Children in Pediatric Healthcare: Children's Participation in Healthcare Decision-Making provides both the ethical underpinning and practical strategies to meaningfu… Read more

Deciding with Children in Pediatrics

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Deciding with Children in Pediatric Healthcare: Children's Participation in Healthcare Decision-Making provides both the ethical underpinning and practical strategies to meaningfully involve children in decisions that affect their healthcare. The book assists clinicians in bringing the perspectives and values of the child forward so that their preferences can be meaningfully incorporated into decision-making, or appropriately justified when this is not possible. This is to both improve healthcare delivery and serve the best interests of children—now and as ongoing decision-makers in the future.

The book begins by reviewing theories underpinning the concept of then presents models for making healthcare decisions with children. Further, clinicians and ethicists come together to demonstrate how to include children in specific cases that cover multiple clinical areas as well as child ages and developments stages. The book concludes with a review of questions, concerns, and challenges.