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Dental Hygiene

Nursing

Quiz 3 :

Ethical Principles and Values

Quiz 3 :

Ethical Principles and Values

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Fundamental to the principle of justice is an effort to treat people who have similar needs in a similar or identical manner. All patients who seek treatment for the prevention of periodontal disease should receive the same level of care and attention from the dental hygienist regardless of personal or social characteristics.
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Charitable service meets the needs of those who cannot access dental care for economic reasons, because many dental hygienists and dentists recognize their obligation to serve society.
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Normative ethical principles are linked to commonly expected behaviors, because they are based on shared standards of thinking and behaving.
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The provision of dental care is applied equally in the United States. People who present for treatment are granted access based on their dental needs.
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Which of the following principles is self-determination and the ability to be self-governing and self-directing?
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A health care provider may not always be able to avoid harm, because causing some degree of harm when that harm will lead to a greater good may be necessary.
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Which of the following principles is concerned with providing individuals or groups with what is owed, due, or deserved?
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All of the following statements are true; however, which one takes precedence over the rest?
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A practitioner must provide the treatment chosen by a patient even if he or she does not agree with it, because the patient has a right to choose based on the principle of autonomy.
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Nonmaleficence is concerned with doing no harm to a patient. Beneficence requires that existing harm be removed.
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Which of the following means that the health care professional acts as a parent and makes decisions for the patient?
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The application of patient autonomy is based upon which of the following theories of ethical thinking?
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An ethical dilemma occurs when one or more ethical principles
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Dental hygienists are required to maintain their level of knowledge and skill through participation in which of the following?
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Which of the following ethical values and concepts is thought to be in the most conflict with autonomy?
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The principle that the first obligation of a health care provider is to do no harm is known as which of the following?
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Which of the following refers to the most basic, historic principle of nonmaleficence rather than beneficence?
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The promotion of good for the public can be difficult, because good is defined according to differing values and belief systems.
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Which of the following terms is used to describe the allocation of resources in large social systems?
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Each of the following is one of the main normative principles in health care EXCEPT one. Which one is the EXCEPTION?
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