Glossary of Law and Ethics Chapter 4
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- Of the scenarios listed below, which would probably be considered battery?
- A physcian has a signed consent to remove a patient's ovaries but not her uterus, and removes the uterus during the course of surgery.
- Which of the following scencarios is not in line with the foundation for the informed consent doctrine?
- A husband is signing a consent form for his seemingly competent wife
- Dr. Sims is explaining the consent form to Ms. Barber, who is having surgery next week. Which statement does not fulfill one of the informed disclosure requirements?
- You will be in the hospital for a few hours after recovery and then can go home if you are feeling well.
- In which case has informed consent not been obtained correctly?
- The physician allows a medical assistant to explain the consent form including risks and benefits and the medical assistant offers the consent form for the patient's signature.
- Consent is implied in all of the following situations except one. Which is it?
- The non-English speaking patient cooperates with physician and lies down on teh table prompted by the physicians gestures for an exam
- Which of the following is most likely considered a competent patient?
- A 36 year old female patient abused by her spouse
- The general rule regarding competency states that a person is presumed to be competent unless there is a valid reason to believe otherwise. Which of these patients might not be competent?
- An adult male patient who lives independently but has a court appointed guardian.
- Consent is being sought for a patient to undergo chemotherapy. Which of the following would NOT be considered a serrogate decision maker in the event that the patient was unable to consent?
- The neighbor of the elderly adult receiving chemo, if the adult patient has no family
- The patient that expresses his/her wishes in writing with regard to medical treatment has offered an:
- A & B advance directive and a living will
- Which of the following would be classified as a special circumstance with regard to consent
- A patient with mental disability.
- What principle may lead to the patient losing her case?
- Informed refussal
- Which of the following is not an exception to the duty of disclosure?
- Routine surgery
- What motivation should be used when a serrogate decision maker considers removing life prolonging treatment
- Welfare of the incompetent patient
- Patients who want their physician to decide what is best for them with regard to medical decision making and wave their rights to informed consent sign a:
- Informed consent is related to what area of law?
- T/F In order to obtain true consent, the patient must be able to evaluate all of the options available
- T/F If a physician does not reveal info about a drug being prescribed, that might be significant to the patient because most physicians doesn't reveal that particular information, the physician is not violating the duty of disclosure.
- T/F An advance heathcare directive must be followed no matter what the wishes contained within the document
- T/F The individual's fundamental right to control what happens to his/her body cannot be taken away except in exception circumstances
- T/F An assault occurs whenever a person intentionally touches another without permission
- If an individual who is to give consent is unable to sign a consent form the ___ with the surrogate decision maker must be well documented in the patient's medical record
- The obligation to provide the patient with the necessary information needed to give an informed consent rest with the ____ .
- Alternate sources for content when a surrogate is needed depend on the reason that the patient is ____ .
- Federal law specifically addresses the use of ___ in nursing homes.
- It is critical to ____ information about consent in the patient's medical record.
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