Title

When Adolescent and Parents Disagree on Medical Plan, Who Gets to Decide?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-2019

Identifier

DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-0291; PMCID: PMC7370317

Abstract

An adolescent with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy wants a life-extending tracheostomy whereas parents do not want this for him.

Journal Title

Pediatrics

Volume

144

Issue

2

MeSH Keywords

Adolescent; Clinical Decision-Making; Dissent and Disputes; Fatal Outcome; Humans; Male; Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne; Parents; Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult; Terminal Care

Keywords

Adolescent; Clinical Decision-Making; Dissent and Disputes; Fatal Outcome; Humans; Male; Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne; Parents; Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult; Terminal Care

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