eBook Health Care, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Teen Rights and Freedoms
  • Noel Merino
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  • ISBN-10: 073777326X
  • ISBN-13: 9780737773262
  • DDC: 344.7304
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 135 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

Explores real or perceived teen rights related to health care such as the level at which minors should be involved in their own health-care decisions, abortion rights, and the role religion plays in health care.

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Series

Teen Rights and Freedoms

Teen Rights and Freedoms is a timely new series from Greenhaven Publishing that examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. Each volume focuses on a different right or freedom and offers an anthology of key essays and articles on that right or freedom and the accompanying responsibilities. Material is drawn from a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources -- journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, newsletters, position papers, speeches and government documents, with particular emphasis on Supreme Court and other court decisions.

Features and Benefits

  • This series examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of American teens.
  • Many of the volumes cover rights guaranteed under the Bill of Rights and how these rights are interpreted and protected in regard to children and teens.
  • The scope of the series also encompasses additional rights or freedoms, relating to both school and home environments.
  • Teen Rights and Freedoms supports student assignments relating to government, politics, political science, history, law, psychology, and other social sciences.
  • Each volume focuses on a different right or freedom and offers an anthology of key essays and articles on that right or freedom and the accompanying responsibilities.
  • Material is drawn from a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources – journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, newsletters, position papers, speeches and government documents, with particular emphasis on Supreme Court and other court dec
  • Each volume includes a list of organizations, a bibliography, and a subject index.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Minors' Rights Regarding Health Care Have Expanded in Past Decades.
2: The Right to Privacy Protects a Minor's Right to Access Contraceptives.
3: Parental Consent for a Minor's Abortion Cannot Be Absolute.
4: Parental Involvement Laws for Abortion Protect Minors and Parents.
5: A Hotline Director Explains Why She Helps Minors Obtain Abortions.
6: Commitment of Minors for Psychiatric Care Does Not Violate Due Process.
7: Mature Minors Have the Right to Consent to or Refuse Medical Care.
8: Religious Freedom Does Not Permit Parents to Deny Children Life-Saving Treatment.
9: Religious Freedom Protects Parents' Health Care Decisions for Children.
10: Religious Freedom Does Not Allow a Parent to Refuse Medical Treatment for a Child.
11: A Parent Recounts Her Decision to Refuse Medical Treatment for Religious Reasons.
12: Medicine, Minors, and Parents: Diminishing Parental Rights in Medicine.
Organizations to Contact.
For Further Reading.
Index.