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Making decisions with children

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 06 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:49

Asking children to participate in decisions about their care undermines parents' position

  1. P J Mahaffey
  1. Consultant plastic surgeon Lister Hospital, Stevenage SG1 4AB

    EDITOR,—It is clear from his editorial advocating that children should participate in decisions about their care that George Rylance has not the remotest idea of what is involved in the day to day care of children in a surgical context, where issues …

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