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  • Writer's pictureCameron Elsworth

Gillick Competence, Fraser Guidelines, & Consent For Children - Medicine Interviews

Capacity? Consent? Confidentiality? Similarly sounding terms with important and different meanings. A firm understanding of the most commonly used medico-legal principles will assist you in providing both well-reasoned and factual answers to ethical questions during your medical school interviews. This blog series is intended to provide a comprehensive guide to the medico-legal principles underpinning medical decision making.

This blog will cover the medico-legal principles surrounding capacity in children! This includes:

The key differences between consenting to treatment between children and adults.