Chapter 2: Rights of Passage: Ethical Aspects of Adolescent End-of-Life Care

Dr. Bruce Jennings notes research that supports the idea that by 14 (middle adolescence), most adolescents have functional capacity to make decisions, but not - except in rare situations - legal capacity. He emphasizes the need to recognize the relational nature of ethical decisions and the need to make medical decisions with rather than for the adolescent patient.

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