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Critical Points

* Patients may use a power of attorney to designate a surrogate to consent to their medical care.

* Surrogates and guardians must be provided all the information that the patient would have been given.

* Minors' medical records should specify who may consent to their care.

* In many situations, children may be treated without parental consent.

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