Up@dawn 2.0

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Group 2: Study Guide Questions

1) What percentage of our nations GDP is spent on health care and are we one of the highest or lowest? 
            18% and we are the highest compared to others, some spending as little as 3%. 

2) Although the major infectious diseases may have been eradicated in higher income societies, they have been replaced by ____________.
            Diseases of affluence 

3) In Bernard Shaw's play The Doctor's Dilemma, he describes the medical relationship as a conspiracy  against what group/ type of people?
            the laity (lay people, ordinary people)

4) what are the three key features of valid consent?
            it is informed, competent, and voluntary

5) Name one of the Four Principles in Beauchamp and Childress's theories on biomedical ethics?
            Non-Maleficence, Beneficence, Autonomy, and Justice

6) What Greek philosopher was one of the earliest exponents of virtue ethics?

7) What 40 years US study denied information and treatment to its subjects?
            Tuskegee Syphilis Study

8) Bioethics has broken free of what mentality?

            Doctor knows best

1 comment:

  1. here is an interview from NPR with Craig Venter about his book, "Life at Light Speed"