Informed Consent for Neonatal Circumcision: An Ethical and Legal Conundrum
74 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2015
Date Written: October 27, 2015
A comprehensive examination of the law and ethics relating to whether states should permit routine infant male circumcision, primarily through the lens of requirements for informed consent.
Keywords: circumcision, medical consent, surrogate decision making, parents' rights, children's rights, bodily integrity, medical ethics, genital mutilation
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