[Minors visits (ages 14-18) at primary clinics without an accompanying guardian: attitudes of primary care physicians of Clalit Health Services - South District].

@article{Hildesheimer2010MinorsV,
  title={[Minors visits (ages 14-18) at primary clinics without an accompanying guardian: attitudes of primary care physicians of Clalit Health Services - South District].},
  author={Efrat Hildesheimer and Jacob Orkin and Aya Biderman},
  journal={Harefuah},
  year={2010},
  volume={149 4},
  pages={214-8, 264}
}
BACKGROUND According to Israeli law, for a minor to receive medical treatment, the physician is obligated to obtain informed consent from the minor's parents. In practice, minors under the age of 18 often attend the clinics on their own. In past years, only a few attempts have been made to revise the law, however, none were implemented. STUDY AIMS To evaluate the attitudes and knowledge of physicians in primary care clinics regarding the legal aspects of minors' visits at the clinics… CONTINUE READING

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