Medical decision-making on behalf of young children : a comparative perspective /

"In the wake of the Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans cases, a wide-ranging international conversation was started regarding alternative thresholds for intervention and the different balances that can be made in weighing up the rights and interests of the child, the parent's rights and responsi...

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Other Authors: Goold, Imogen, (Editor), Auckland, Cressida, 1992- (Editor), Herring, Jonathan, (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London England : Hart Publishing, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2020.
Edition:First edition.
Online Access:View fulltext via EzAccess
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Imogen Goold, Cressida Auckland and Jonathan Herring
  • Identifying who and what, then how : attending to the role of the decision-maker in the normative debate about the best interests standard / Rosalind McDougall
  • Parental rights, best interests, and signifi cant harm : medical decision-making on behalf of children in Belgium / Ingrid Boone
  • 'Parental rights', 'best interests' and the withdrawal of life-sustaining medical treatment of children in Scotland : a lack of authority / Alan Brown
  • Parental decisions on their children's medical treatment / Andrea Büchler
  • Medical decision-making on behalf of minors : the Hong Kong context / Daisy Cheung
  • Medical decision-making on behalf of children in China : a multidimensional analysis of parental authoritarianism / Ding Chunyan
  • Parental rights in Mexican law / Mariana Dobernig Gago
  • Decision-making on behalf of children in the research and clinical context : a US perspective / Leslie Francis, Jeff Botkin, and Douglas Diekema
  • Withholding and withdrawal of life-prolonging treatment from young children in Israel / Roy Gilbar
  • Medical decision-making on behalf of children in English and Welsh law : a child-centred best interests approach / Imogen Goold, Cressida Auckland, and Jonathan Herring
  • Parental rights, best interests, and significant harms : Singapore and Malaysia perspectives on medical decision-making on behalf of children / Calvin WL Ho and Sharon Kaur A/P Gurmukh Singh
  • Decisions about their body : children's rights and parental responsibility in Chile / Fabiola Lathrop Gómez
  • Who has the final word? on trust and legal uncertainty within the Swedish healthcare system / Pernilla Leviner
  • Medical decision-making on behalf of children in Ireland / Lydia Bracken and John Lombard
  • Decisionally incapable children and medical treatment choices in Canada / Constance MacIntosh
  • Offering a reasonable future : withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment from infants in French law with illustrations from a Parisian neonatal resuscitation unit / Jean-Frédéric Ménard
  • Parental responsibility and medical decision-making in Southern Africa : a comparative analysis of South Africa and Botswana / Admark Moyo
  • Young children and healthcare decisions in Spain : who decides? / Monica Navarro-Michel
  • Who decides the best interests of the child in the end-of-life process? A look at the Peruvian and Argentine reality / Paula Siverino Bavio
  • Reviewing medical decisions concerning infants within the Norwegian healthcare system : a public law approach / Karl Harald Sovig
  • Children and medical decision-making in Australia post-gard : a possible reformulation / Cameron Stewart
  • Parental authoritarianism and medical decision-making in Thailand : the need to limit parental authority / Thitinant Tengaumnuay
  • Medical decision-making on behalf of critically ill minors in Greece / Theodoros Trokanas
  • Making decisions for children in healthcare and medical research : African communal responsibility or individual rights? / Samuel J Ujewe
  • The relevance of cultural competence to resolving disputes in relation to medical decisions for children / Ben Gray
  • Legal and cultural diff erences in medical decision-making on behalf of very young children / Imogen Goold and Cressida Auckland.