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The Last Dance Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 6 :

End-Of-Life Issues and Decisions

Quiz 6 :

End-Of-Life Issues and Decisions

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Currently,physician-assisted death is permitted by legislation enacted in
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What is a fundamental principle in medical care which involves doing good or conferring benefits that enhance personal or social well-being?
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C

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A study in 1961 found that,________ doctors had a strong tendency to withhold information.
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B

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What is a state of profound unconsciousness lasting a few days or weeks?
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"DNR" at end-of-life refers to the orders of
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Three principles of medical ethics are
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What is a fundamental principle in medical care which is the injunction to "do no harm"?
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What disorder of consciousness has been characterized as "awake but unaware" and also has been called "hopelessly conscious"?
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What year did informed consent achieve formal legal definition?
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In which of the following is the individual's right to autonomy violated?
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Studies of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act show that the decision to request a prescription for lethal medication was associated mainly with patients' concerns about loss of dignity,loss of ability to have an enjoyable life,and loss of
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All of the following occurred with Karen Ann Quinlan EXCEPT
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Informed consent ideally occurs within a context where the
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The controversy surrounding the Karen Ann Quinlan case centered on the
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The case of Terry Schiavo was compounded by the fact that
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What position did the state of Missouri initially take in the Nancy Beth Cruzan case?
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By acknowledging the inevitability of death we
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Patients at the end of life may not want disruptive medical interventions.The preference can be recognized in a medical setting by designating the patient as
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Ethical questions regarding the "right to die" first came to public attention in the landmark court case involving
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Informed consent is based on a patient's competency to give consent,adequate understanding of proposed treatment,and
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