ethics

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ethics
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2014-08-02 21:12:28
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  1. Ethics
    = a branch of philosophy that examines ideal human behavior
  2. Autonomy
    = self determination for what happens to one’s body in health care
  3. Beneficence
    = requires care providers contribute to health and welfare, not merely avoidharm
  4. Justice
    = requires individuals be given what theyr are entitles to, deserve or canlegitimately claim. Fairness
  5. Nonmaleficence
    = prohibits deliberate harm and demands weighing risks with benefits for Tx. Donot harm
  6. Values
    = the basis for codes of behavior that effect ethical decisions
  7. Fidelity
    = commitment
  8. Veracity
    = truthfulness

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