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Ethical decision making has become more complex because:

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a. The Hippocratic Oath has long been outdated.

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b. Society today is steeped in immorality.

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c. Organizational priorities and financial pressures affect everyday decisions.

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d. There are just so many more rules today than in earlier times.

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At the center of the patient–therapist relationship is:

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a. Loyalty.

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b. Affection.

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c. Sincerity.

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d. Trust.

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Healthcare ethics are unique because:

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a. Patients are vulnerable.

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b. A lot of money is involved.

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c. Healthcare workers care about people.

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d. Patients have complete autonomy.

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An evolving standard of autonomy supports patients but must be balanced with:

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a. Demonstrated skills in ethical decision making.

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b. A willingness to partner responsibly with their provider.

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c. Effective use of the Internet to gather facts about their care.

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d. Absence of mental or emotional issues.

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Beneficence means:

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a. Being kind.

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b. Doing little harm.

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c. Ensuring services for all.

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d. Encouraging independence.

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Nonmaleficence means:

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a. First of all, assess your patient.

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b. Not being malicious.

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c. Doing no harm.

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d. Avoiding malpractice.

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Justice means:

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a. Fairness.

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b. Judgment.

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c. Sincerity.

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d. Legal.

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Veracity means:

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a. Paternalism.

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b. Therapeutic privilege.

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c. Legitimacy.

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d. Truthfulness founded on a respect for persons.

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