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1

Name the 4 principles.

Autonomy
Beneficence
Non-maleficience
Justice

2

Name the 3 main approaches in medical ethics.

Consequentialism
Deontology
Virtue Ethics

3

What is deontology?

In accord with moral rule/principle

4

What is virtue ethics?

What a virtuous agent would do in given circumstances

5

What is consequentialism?

Promotes best consequences

6

List the 3 branches of justice.

Distributive justice
Rights based justice
Legal justice

7

Name the 4 quadrants.

Medical Indications
Patient Preferences
Quality of Life
Contextual Features

8

How would you structurally analyse an ethical case (5 steps)

1. Summarise case/problem
2. State moral dilemma
3. State assumptions being made
4. Analyse the case
5. Acknowledge other approaches and state preferred approach with reasoning

9

What does 'medical indications' incorporate?

Consider each medical condition and its proposed treatment

10

What 4 elements must a patient fulfil in order to be said that they have capacity?

Informed
Understood
Voluntary
Continuing

11

What does 'patient preferences' incorporate?

What does the patient want? Does the patient have the capacity to decide?

12

What does quality of life incorporate?

Describe the patient’s quality of life in the patient’s terms and from the care providers’ perspectives

13

What does 'contextual features' incorporate?

Circumstances that can either influence the decision or be influenced by the decision

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