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2. Confidentiality ___
3. Bioethics ____
4. Advanced Directives ________
5. Euthanasia ________
6. Altruism ____
7. Paternalism ____
8. Professional ethics ________
9. Values ________
10. Deontological ________
11. Beneficence ________
12. Informed consent ________
13. Formal justice ________
14. Placebos ________
15. Distributive justice ________
16. Moral duty ________
17. Genetic carriers ________
18. Genome ________
19. Utilitarianism ________
20. Integrity ________
a. Concern for the welfare of others.
b. Document usually created by the profession that provides guidance for the ethical behavior of its members.
c. Substances thought to be biologically inert that are given to patients in order to make them believe that they are getting medication.
d. Deals with the ethical implications of biological research and applications.
e. Person who carries a defective gene that when combined in reproductions with a similar one from another person may yield a genetic defect.
f. Just distribution in society, structured by various moral, legal, and cultural rules and principles.
g. Ethical concern of formal justice is that the criteria are applied equally to all similar cases.
h. Intentional limiting of the autonomy of one person by another.
i. Federal protection for the privacy of personal health information.
j. Complete genetic makeup of a species.
k. A principal, personal standard or quality considered worthwhile or desirable.
l. Theory based on the principle of the greatest good for the greatest number.
m. Bringing about the death a person who is suffering from an incurable disease or condition by administering a lethal drug or passively by allowing the person to die by withholding treatment.
n. Adhering to one’s principles.
o. Act or course of action that is required by one on the basis of moral position.
p. Decisions should be made solely or primarily by considering one's duties and the rights of others.
q. Principle that binds the practitioner to hold in strict confidence those things learned about a patient in the course of medical practice.
r. A legal condition whereby a person can be said to have given consent based upon an appreciation and understanding of the facts and implications of any actions.
s. Principle that imposes on the practitioner a duty to seek the good for patients under all circumstances.
t. Documents that relate your wishes in regard to treatment options or in regard to who should make the decisions for you should you lose the ability to relate these matters yourself.