TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Butler, Gary E.; Beadle, Elaine A.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2007, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p567
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25765835

 

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