AAP Issues Consent for Pediatric Emergency Services

New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provide guidance when parental consent is not readily available or unnecessary, or when parental refusal of consent could harm the child. The Policy Statement, entitled “Consent for Emergency Medical Services for Children and Adolescents,” was reported online July 25 and will appear in the August issue of Pediatrics.

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