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Autonomy of the child in the South African context : is a 12 year old of sufficient maturity to consent to medical treatment?
(BioMed Central, 2016-11-02)
Background: A child is a developing person with evolving capacities that include autonomy, mental (decisional) capacity and capacity to assume responsibility. Hence, children are entitled to participatory (autonomy) rights ...
Informed consent in paediatric critical care research : a South African perspective
(BioMed Central, 2015-09)
Background: Medical care of critically ill and injured infants and children globally should be based on best research evidence to ensure safe, efficacious treatment. In South Africa and other low and middle-income countries, ...
Dual loyalties, human rights violations, and physician complicity in apartheid South Africa
(American Medical Association, 2015-11)
Introduction: From 1948 to 1994, South Africans were subjected to a period of sociopolitical segregation and discrimination based on race, a social experiment known as apartheid. South African history was tainted by a ...