Manipulating growth and puberty in those with severe disability: when is it justified?

Butler, Gary E.; Beadle, Elaine A.
July 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2007, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p567
Academic Journal
The article discusses the manipulation of the growth and puberty in people with disabilities by the license medical practitioners. It revealed that the intervention of such human development course to the mental capacity of the patient was designed to serve their best interests. They also presented a case of severe abnormality in menstruation at the age of six and the hysterectomy surgery. However, the intervention was questioned defecting the basic legal right of the patient.


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