Suppose you are asked to serve on a national commission to develop guidelines for informed consent..

Suppose you are asked to serve on a national commission to
develop guidelines for informed consent for adolescents. What age do you think
an adolescent should be viewed as capable of providing full and independent informed
consent for treatment? What reasons do you have for your position on the
matter? Why are these reasons important from the standpoint of the
professional’s liability? Of the adolescent patient’s well-being?