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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Daily Quiz

  1. Feb 6
  2. 1. What are the two major spheres of justice discussed by Campbell?
  3. 2. Wha is inverse care law?
  4. 3. Name one of the methods in preventative medicine used to control the spread of disease.
  5. 4. What political philosopher details the aspects of minimum health status in his book, A Theory of Justice?
  6. 5. What is meant by the term "heartsick patients"?

  7. 1. Social Justice and Distributive Justice  2. (The availability of good healthcare varies with the need of the population served) p148  3. Screening, vaccination/immunization, and notification and controls on the movement of infected people  4. John Rawls  5. People in deprived areas with multiple health problems.
  8. Maiki - DQ: Should the Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs) be the only way to prioritize treatment (such as organ transplant) recipients...This link is not very relevant to what was discussed in this chapter, but I thought there are pros and cons to the evolution or transition of healthcare towards electronics. The first link shows how it is benefiting in healthcare while the second link discusses the negatives. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-01/uomh-whs012414.php ...http://www.northwestern.edu/newscenter/stories/2014/01/do-doctors-spend-too-much-time-looking-at-computer-screen.html
  9. Nikita - DQ: What are your pros and cons of John Rawls' veil of ignorance analogy...
  10. Since we discussed what will happen in the future to not only the healthcare but humans in general, here is a link that talks about the risks that we might face in the future
    link: http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=28833 
  11. Logan - (DQ) How would you guys handle the lifeboat situation? I'm curious as to who everyone else would elect to survive

    Below is a link to a discussion on health rationing from a bioethics symposium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison 

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