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Прилагане на принципа за най-добрия интерес при лечението на деца
Applying the Best Interest Principle to Children’s Treatment

Author(s): Margarita Gabrovska
Subject(s): Philosophy, Social Sciences, Ethics / Practical Philosophy, Sociology, Social Theory, Health and medicine and law
Published by: Институтът по философия и социология при БАН
Keywords: ethics; medicine; children; best interest

Summary/Abstract: Regardless of the widespread compliance with the concept of child’s best interest in the social, medical, legal and other areas, there are still significant ethical disputes about the criteria that constitute the concept and the reliability of its implementation. The article analyzes both the notion and practice, related to the concept when it comes to making decisions about children in the field of medical treatment and care. Employing available experience and knowledge the text examines two separate approaches to substantiate the best interest principle, and also to link it to criteria ensuring its proper implementation within the field the specialized care for children.

  • Issue Year: 48/2016
  • Issue No: 1-2
  • Page Range: 130-145
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Bulgarian