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    STUDIA BIOETHICA - Issue no. 1-2 / 2019  
         
  Article:   ETHICAL ASPECTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI INFECTION IN CHILDREN.

Authors:  ANA-MARIA TEODORA DOMȘA, MARIA ALUAŞ, CRISTINA BORZAN.
 
       
         
  Abstract:  
DOI: 10.24193/subbbioethica.2019.02
Published Online: 2020-03-30
Published Print: 2020-03-30
pp. 19-28
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Ethical considerations are critical in medical practice, especially when doctors face the necessity of treating underage patients. Managing Helicobacter pylori infection, the most frequent chronic infection in the world, implies a multidisciplinary approach, and each of the members of the medical team has to act according to the legal provisions and ethical values. Children should be encouraged to involve in medical decisions, under the protection of an adult consent, but particular aspect related to the patient’s development have to be carefully considered when discussing minor patient assent.

Keywords: parental consent, child assent, ethics, Helicobacter pylori
 
         
     
         
         
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