Adolescent Medical Decisionmaking Rights

Adolescent Medical Decisionmaking Rights: Reconciling Medicine and Law
Doriane Coleman, JD and Philip Rosoff, MD

Am J Law Med. 2021 Dec;47(4):386-426. doi: 10.1017/amj.2022.2.

Dennis Lindberg came into his aunt’s care when he was in the 4th grade because his parents struggled with drug addiction and could not provide for him. At thirteen, he was baptized in his aunt’s faith as a Jehovah’sWitness. Just days after he turned fourteen, on November 6, he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.... See American Journal of Law & Medicine article.