Headlines:

Has Corona Virus Given A Boost to Telemedicine? Is it A Viable Alternative to Traditional Consultations?

The impact of Corona virus on a specific vulnerable population: the poor, homeless, people with mental illnesses

Should TV commercials for alcohol/fast-food chains be banned?

Should there be criminal responsibility for medical errors?

The Typical Health Problems of Puberty

Should the state refuse to import the products, obtained at the cost of someone’s health?

The Treatment of Rabies. The Milwaukee protocol

The Role Of A Healthy Diet And Sport In The Overall Health Level Of Population

Should US hospitals provide a free translator to non-English speaking patients?

Should animals be used in research?

Best Tips to a Health Lifestyle You Need to Understand

Stem Cells Research

Professional Diseases

Do we need a dedicated global agency that would deal with covid 19 and other future pandemics?

Should animals be used in research?

About Palliative Therapies To Treat Mesothelioma

HIV/AIDS: What Methods of Treatment Can the Modern Medicine Offer?

Should the State Regulate Social Media Use to Prevent Its Negative Impact on Mental Health and Social Media Addiction?

Homeopathic Medicine

Should unhealthy people be refused emergency organ transplants due to their lifestyle choices?

Artificial Coma

Should Abortion be Legal?

Understanding Cancer Research Studies and Evaluating Outcomes

Alternative Medicine

Should unconventional forms of medicine be part of national healthcare?

Is quarantine a useful measure?

Should Euthanasia be Illegal?

LINK BETWEEN POVERTY AND HEALTH

SHOULD DOCTORS BE ABLE TO PROMOTE PARTICULAR MEDICAL PRODUCTS?

Brain Injuries and Their Consequences

IS THE COST OF HEALTHCARE IN THE U.S. JUSTIFIABLE?

Virus infections and their treatment

SHOULD CLONING/GENETIC ENGINEERING RESEARCH BE ALLOWED?

The Treatment Of Pregnant Women And Their Differences

The Role of Paramedics in General Health Care

SHOULD CHILDHOOD VACCINATION BE MANDATORY?

Should uninsured people be provided with any medical care?

Understanding the history of medicine and religion

The ethical aspects of medical research on humans and animals

Antibiotics Role in Diseases Treatment, Resistance and Solution

SHOULD EUTHANASIA BE ILLEGAL?

Homoeopathy as compared to traditional forms of medicinal treatments

Possible Ways of Medicine Development in the Future

Medical instruments history and evolution

Should marijuana/drugs be legalized?

Chronic Diseases and Treatment

Covid-19 Vaccine: What to Expect

Genetic Engineering and Cloning

The Need for International Cooperation During Covid-19 Pandemic

Epidemics and pandemics in human history

Child Health Care And Its Differences From The Adult Ones

New COVID-19 Restrictions In Washington And Michigan

A heart-healthy and “stroke-free” world through policy development

The history of vaccination: benefits, dangers, and prejudice

Sleep Disorders

Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia

Supporting the Health Care Workforce During the COVID-19 Epidemic

Characteristics of Hospitalized Adults With COVID-19

Aging and Changes in Physical and Mental Health

Can Excess Exercising Worsen Health?

Biomechanics In Medicine

Artificial Tissue and Organs

Should scientists work to make computers displace doctors?

Amazing Homeopathic Medicines

Viral Infection and Powerful Treatments

Cancer treatment and research 2021

Effects Of Smoking, Alcohol Consumption, And Drug Abuse On Human Health

Should there be state regulation of fast food chains?

Autism: a disease or a variant of norm?

Should Teens Be Able To Obtain Birth Control Pills?

Should there be state regulation of fast-food chains?

Alzheimer’s disease: is it possible to battle it?

Doctors Have the Highest Mortality Rate from Covid-19

What drives healthcare cost in the US in 2021 ?

Should doctors quit their jobs not to deal with COVID-19 ?

Should there be an opt-in or opt-out donor system?

Should the state provide free health care to homeless people?

Who should decide whether to place an elderly in the elderly center? A person himself, children, or health care specialist?

Is the French doctor suggestions to test the vaccine in Africa is a sound strategy or an act of racism?

How should the issue of obesity be treated?

Should people be encouraged to homeopathy first?

Doctors Have the Highest Mortality Rate from Covid-19. What are the ways to decrease it?

Can medical research pose a threat? If yes, what are the ways to mitigate it?

Should the state refuse to import the products, obtained at the cost of someone’s health?

Should a doctor be able to provide medical care to a minor despite their parent’s wish?

Should scientists research options for people to become immortal?

Should doctors be required to report cases of organ trafficking?

Should surrogate pregnancy be used on-demand or only for health reasons?

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Should a doctor be able to provide medical care to a minor despite their parent’s wish?

Date

Parents always have the intentions of performing the best decisions for their children, but in many cases, due to some reasons, if they might try to compromise with their children’s health, then in such scenarios, what should a doctor do? Here in this segment, we are going to discuss the question of whether a doctor should provide medical care to a minor in that case or not?

What can things make the parents not give medical care?

Many things can make the parents not to have given medical care to their children. Many conditions can make up the parent’s mind against the doctor’s decision. This could be because of;

  • Religious factors that may be in some religions, doing certain medical practices can be an objectionable thing. It can make their child suffer a lot due to several misbeliefs and delusions.
  • Parents can take their decisions against medical care due to getting stuck because of some stereotypes.
  • Because of fear of risk factors of life-saving treatments, sometimes parents are scared of performing major surgeries on their children. They do not realise that it is being done for the sake of their child’s life.

Laws about doctor-patient medical care decision for the child:

Let’s discuss some significant laws;

  • According to health care departments, doctors cannot take decisions if the children are not above 18 years. The child who is an adult can take their decision by their understanding and knowledge.
  • For children who face severe medical care issues by the wrong decision of their parents, doctors have the right to inform legal authorities about giving the child proper medical assistance.

What to do when conflict occurs between doctor and parents?

When the doctor realises that parents are not making a decision in their child’s best interest and a conflict arises, the doctor should think and work to find out the main reason for war and why variance is being derived. Some significant points should be considered while resolving the conflict.

  1. First of all, physicians should consider that family is working in the benevolence of children, and if he feels that the children are getting malicious acts due to his parents, then the physician has the right to take action.
  2. Secondly, physicians should be aware of their decisions that it will have lasting implications on the family and the children; therefore, decisions should be made in the family and children’s best interest.
  3. Thirdly in disagreement, physicians should be given credit as they have more knowledge related to disease and medical problems.

So, in our opinion, doctors should be able to provide medical care if they present factual claims and proofs against parents’ decisions because parents may lack in taking the proper determination of medical health related to their child due to inadequate medical knowledge. We have to make the child safe and healthy for this world. Because they are the future of this world.

 

References:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2720466/

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/parents-beliefs-about-medicine-child-abuse

 

 

 

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on google
Google+
Share on reddit
Reddit
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on email
Email

More
articles

Join DBN Today!

Let DBN help guide you to success!

Doctors Business Network offers everything new and existing health care providers need to establish and build a successful career! Sign up with DBN today and let us help you succeed!