Essentials for Nursing Practice

Nursing

Quiz 6 :
Ethics

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Quiz 6 :
Ethics

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A Autonomy refers to a person's independence.As a principle in bioethics,autonomy represents an agreement to respect a patient's right to determine a course of action.Justice refers to the principle of fairness: fair treatment and fair distribution of health care resources.Fidelity refers to the agreement to keep promises and is based on the virtue of caring.Nonmaleficence is actively seeking to do no harm.

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B Justice refers to the principle of fairness.In health care,the term is used to reflect a commitment to fair treatment and fair distribution of health care resources.You may find reference to this principle during discussion about issues of access to care.It is not always clear just how to achieve a fair distribution of resources.Autonomy refers to independence and self-determination.Fidelity refers to the agreement to keep promises and is based on the virtue of caring.Nonmaleficence refers to the fundamental agreement to do no harm.

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C Fidelity refers to the agreement to keep promises.The principle of fidelity also promotes the obligation of a nurse to follow through with the care offered to patients.Autonomy refers to independence and self-determination,which is what the patient followed,but the question asked for which principle the nurse followed.Justice refers to fairness or equity of health care resources.Nonmaleficence refers to the fundamental agreement to do no harm.