Informed consent, parental permission, and assent in pediatric practice. Committee on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics.

  title={Informed consent, parental permission, and assent in pediatric practice. Committee on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics.},
  volume={95 2},
  • Published 1 February 1995
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
The statement on informed consent, parental permission, and patient assent has a long and extraordinary history. The first draft of this document, prepared by William G. Bartholome, MD, was presented to the original American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Bioethics in 1985. Bill put his soul into the manuscript and has watched over it carefully ever since. Now, a decade later, those who have worked on its continued development and urged its adoption as Academy policy applaud its… 
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