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Consent and confidentiality in the health care of children and adolescents

a legal guide

by James M. Morrissey

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Published by Free Press, Collier Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Informed consent (Medical law) -- United States.,
    • Pediatrics -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Confidential communications -- Physicians -- United States.,
    • Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Adolescent Medicine -- United States -- legislation.,
    • Confidentiality -- in adolescence -- legislation.,
    • Confidentiality -- in infancy & childhood -- legislation.,
    • Informed Consent -- United States -- legislation.,
    • Pediatrics -- United States -- legislation.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames M. Morrissey, Adele D. Hofmann, Jeffrey C. Thrope.
      ContributionsHofmann, Adele D., Thrope, Jeffrey C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3827.I5 M67 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 273 p. ;
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2546196M
      ISBN 100029218004
      LC Control Number85028065

      Adolescents and consent to treatment % proved to be knowledgeable about legal standards protecting the confidentiality of adolescents in healthcare. Knowledgeability was found to be higher. The adolescent desire for privacy and independence balanced with the knowledge that adolescents are not fully mature raises 3 ethical issues: consent, confidentiality, and decision-making capacity. All 3 issues are addressed in this month's Virtual : Megan A. Moreno.

      The Confidentiality Resources for Adolescents and Young Adults are online resources aimed specifically at adolescents and young adults. Health care providers and youth serving professionals can offer these additional resources or print the PDF one-page reference sheet to adolescents and young adults looking for additional information, including online resources, support groups, peer networks. Depending on the state in which they live, adolescents are able to consent to certain sexual health care services on their own behalf, but this does not in itself guarantee confidentiality. For example, while a minor may consent to STD treatment, in some states the health care provider is .

      Dylan can consent to outpatient mental health care and has the right to do so confidentially [1, 2]. However, this ad hoc capacity and the confidentiality attached to it cannot go beyond the reason they are granted in the first place, namely to protect the health of minors. State legislation thus authorizes doctors to disclose information if Cited by: 1. Confidentiality Protections for Adolescents and Young Adults in the Health care Billing and Insurance Claims Process: The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have developed a joint policy that provides guidance on protecting confidentiality.


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Consent and confidentiality in the health care of children and adolescents by James M. Morrissey Download PDF EPUB FB2

They present "a legal guide" for health care professionals, mainly physicians, and address the complex interface of health care and the various areas of the law pertaining to it in the United States.

However, their primary aim is not necessarily to help physicians protect themselves; rather, they want to explicate how the legal system may be utilized to benefit patients and their treatment Author: Ruth P. Zager. Consent and Confidentiality in the Health Care of Children and Adolescents: A Legal Guide [James M.

Morrissey, Adele Dellenbaugh, M.D. Hofmann, Jeffrey C. Thrope] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: Consent and confidentiality for adolescents in health care are too often neglected topics.

Teenagers often need to obtain confidential care for personal issues like contraceptives, diagnosis and treatment for sexually transmitted disease and sexually transmitted infection (STD/STI), pregnancy, and mental health. Consent and confidentiality in the health care of children and adolescents: a legal guide Item Preview Adolescent Medicine, Pediatrics, Adolescent, Confidentiality, Informed Consent, Child, Infant, egészségügy -- jogi szabályozás Borrow this book.

Get this from a library. Consent and confidentiality in the health care of children and adolescents: a legal guide. [James M Morrissey; Adele D Hofmann; Jeffrey C Thrope]. The provision of confidentiality and the ability of adolescents to consent for certain health concerns are the cornerstone of optimal adolescent health-care.

(1) According to this tenet, information about an adolescent’s health-care is not disclosed without his or her permission. In health care, however, understanding, intelligence, and experience are important qualities. Over the age of 18 years competence is presumed.

In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland adolescents aged can consent to treatment but cannot necessarily refuse treatment intended to save their lives or prevent serious by:   Special expertise is needed by clinicians providing health care to adolescents and young adults who are living in foster care, in juvenile justice settings, with or at risk for HIV/AIDS, in families associated with the US Armed Forces or who are Cited by: 1.

Such conflict can create barriers to adolescents accessing appropriate healthcare.1,7,8,9 POLICIES RELATED TO ADOLESCENT HEALTHCARE DECISIONS Out of concern for adolescents and the public health, most states have adopted minor consent and privacy laws that allow certain minors to consent to confidential care in spe-cific areas.

State laws vary, but in general, in areas of care where the adolescent has the legal right to give consent to health services, confidentiality must be maintained. Adolescents are entitled the same legal rights to confidentiality as adults, and nurses should ensure that these rights are guaranteed.

Nurses should provide confidential services as appropriate and promote policies in health care settings that protect these services. ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Book Review Consent and Confidentiality in the Health Care of Children and Adolescents: A legal guid October New England Journal of Medicine Raymond J.

Devettere. The circumstances in which adolescents may consent for their own care and in which confidentiality is protected vary from state to state depending upon the adolescent's status as a minor or adult, the service involved, and the provider's level of concern regarding harm to the patient or others.

For the purposes of this booklet, when a minor “can consent” to health care, the consent of another person, such as the minor’s parent or guard-ian is not needed. In Ohio, a minor who understands the risks and benefits of proposed care can consent to: emergency health care;17 limited outpatient mental healthFile Size: KB.

There are federal and state laws governing the rules regarding privacy, consent, and confidentiality. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal regulation requiring physicians to protect the privacy and security of medical records.

Doctors also have a code of medical ethics that guides their professional behavior. For more information on effective communication with adolescents, see the Texas Health Steps Online Provider Education modules titled Teen Consent and Confidentiality and Culturally Effective Health Care.

*HEADDSSS: Stephens, M. Preventive Health Counseling for Adolescents. American Family Physician 74(7): Confidential Health Care for Adolescents: Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.

Ford C, English A, Sigman G. J Adolesc Health. ;– [OpenUrl][1] Achieving Quality Health Services for Adolescents. AAP Committee on Adolescence. Pediatrics. ;– [OpenUrl][2][Abstract/FREE Full Text][3] An Overview of Minor’ Consent Law. Guttmacher. Confidentiality and Consent in Adolescent Health Care To address confidentiality concerns that might pose a barrier to care, all states and the District of Columbia have created minor consent laws giving minor adolescents the right to receive health care without parental consent or.

The complex ethical and legal concepts of consent, assent, capacity and best interests merit a fine-grained scrutiny in the context of providing health care for children. Empirical evidence points to children being much more competent than we are often prepared to admit and their views and concerns not always being given sufficient : Paquita de Zulueta.

The circumstances in which adolescents may consent for their own care and the confidentiality laws vary from state to state depending upon the adolescent's status as a minor or adult, the service involved, and the provider's level of concern regarding harm to the patient or others.Legal Basis of Consent for Health Care and Vaccination for Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health Care for Adolescents: Legal Rights and Policy Challenges More Evidence Supports the Need to Protect Confidentiality in Adolescent Health Care.recognized the importance of confidential health care for adolescents [2].

Numerous position papers of the Society have affirmed support for confidentiality in specific contexts [3–9]. Inthe Society published a comprehensive statement on the importance of confidentiality in adolescent health care [3].