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Medicolegal and Ethics Ethical issue involving minor

how to proceed n who consents if a minor presents, n parents are unavailable or unreachable?
  • i know that if emergent------dr proceeds
  • but what if non emergent but still critical----- ?? (do u wait for court order or ask consent from someone else)
  • n what if non-critical--------??
Also tell me that stitching a laceration falls in which category??non emergent but still critical?? or non critical??
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