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Flashcards in Sexual Health Deck (4)
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What are the 4 principles of ethics?

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  • Autonomy
    • Promote self determination
  • Non-malfeasance
    • Avoidance of harm
  • Beneficence
    • Do good
  • Justice
    • Fairness/equity
    • Individual vs population
2
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What is the GMC confidentiality guidance for STIs?

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  • You may disclose information to a person who has had close contact with a patient who has a serious communicable disease if you have reason to think
    • The person at risk of infection is likely to result in serious harm
    • Patient has not informed them and cannot be persuaded to do so
3
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A dentist has contracted HIV from his cheating wife, what are some issues?

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  • His wellbeing
  • His privacy
  • The wellbeing of his patients
  • His future employment
    • If treatment effective can resume work under new guidance
4
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Woman named as contact of chlamydia, so we contact her and explain the situation, she feels insulted and wants to know who named her, what are some issues?

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  • Her dignity
  • Public health
  • Is she really the contact