What is the branch of philosophy related to morals or moral principles?
What do you call issues discussed in the context of advanced medical technology?
Are illegal acts usually, frequently, or always unethical?
Who is the father of medicine?
The issue of a warning or censure by the AMA to a physician occurs when the physician what?
Is accused of unethical behavior or conduct
What is the loss of a physician's license called?
An allegation of a criminal act by a physician requires that?
He be reported
The uniform anatomical gift act allows that?
Permits a competent adult to give away organs
The national organ transplant law does what?
Forbids the sale of organs
Between the second and twelfth week of gestation?
The gestational period is from?
Conception to birth
The acronym AID means?
Artificial Insemination Donor
In-vitro fertilization occurs as a result of what?
Ovum and sperm combining outside the female body and growing in a laboratory
Does the use of fertility drugs increase the chance of multiple births?
Any action taken to prevent pregnancy from occurring?
What is the law case that guarantees a woman's right to privacy including abortion?
Roe vs. Wade
What is the process of medically altering organs so that a person cannot reproduce?
Termination of a pregnancy before the fetus is viable is called what?
Induced or spontaneous abortion
Castration of a person without legal permission is what?
Assault and battery
What is a legal death?
Criteria or standards that assist in the determination of death?
Drop in body temp. and rigor mortis
Prolonged absence of oxygen can result in?
brain death...(all of the above)
Discontinuing ventilation support for a patient that is brain dead will result in?
According to the brain death definition?
There is irreversible sesation of all brain function
Withdrawing life sustaining treatment refers to?
Discontinuing artificial methods of maintaining life
Patients have the legal right to?
Refuse treatment, food.....all of the above
The intentional killing of the terminally ill patient is called?
Active euthanasia is?
illegal and violates medically professional ethics
Advice regarding the course of action can be given by whom?
What is the focus of hospice care?
Relieve from pain....(All of the above)