A 6-year-old with a fractured forearm is brought to the emergency room by her baby-sitter. Both the baby-sitter and emergency room staff have attempted to reach her parents to get their consent for treatment without success.
Most appropriate next step:
A) Await for the parents to call back
B) Keep trying to reach the parents
C) Refer to ethics committee
D) Take a consent from patients baby sitter before treatment
E) Get an x-ray of the forearm and treat the fracture appropriately
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