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Flashcards in Ethics Deck (8):
1

Doctrine of Double Effect

Ethical to provide palliative therapy to relieve pain/suffering even if it might hasten a pt.'s death as long as meds are titrated for the purpose of relieving pain and suffering

2

What information is included in informed consent?

BRAIN

Benefits
Risks
Alternatives
Indications
Nature

3

USPSTF Grades of Evidence: A

substantial drug benefits

4

USPSTF Grades of Evidence: B

moderate benefits

5

USPSTF Grades of Evidence: C

selectively offer based on own judgment and pt. preference

6

USPSTF Grades of Evidence: D

Harm > benefit

7

USPSTF Grades of Evidence: I

insufficient evidence

8

Euthanasia v. Physician Assisted suicide

Euthanasia is illegal throughout the U.S.

Physician Assisted Suicide is legal in Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Vermont. Patient self-administers lethal dose of medication prescribed by physician.