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When trying to solve an ethical dilemma it is necessary to?
Terms in this set (10) When truing to solve an ethical dilemma, it is necessary to… use logic to determine the solution.
What is to withhold information?
If you keep something back and don’t share it, you withhold it. You can withhold things such as permission, emotion, or information. You might get into trouble if you withhold information from your parents or the police. The verb withhold means to deduct from a payment and hold back.
How can an ethical dilemma be solved in the workplace?
Identify and evaluate alternative courses of action.
- Consider how each alternative affects the stakeholders.
- Use ethical reasoning to resolve the dilemma. Evaluate the rights of each party and your obligations to them. Treat each party fairly in resolving the dilemma. Weigh the costs and benefits of alternatives.
Do doctors ever lie to patients?
Research shows that it happens rather often. Eleven percent of 1,800-plus physicians recently surveyed by Massachusetts General Hospital admitted to having lied to a patient in the preceding year, and 55 percent said they’d described a prognosis to a patient in a more positive light than was medically accurate.
What type of ethics is utilitarianism?
Utilitarianism is an ethical theory that determines right from wrong by focusing on outcomes. It is a form of consequentialism. Utilitarianism holds that the most ethical choice is the one that will produce the greatest good for the greatest number.
How could withholding information in a situation be harmful?
It does not benefit patients and can actually harm them and erode trust when they find out that they have been deceived. In essence, withholding information from patients violates the principles of autonomy, beneficence and nonmaleficence.
Are emotional responses to ethical dilemmas sufficient Why or why not?
How are laws and ethics similar? Are emotional responses to ethical dilemmas sufficient? No because an emotional response is not always an ethical response. Are ethics just about religious beliefs?
What does the law require of a physician regarding treating patients?
What does the law require of a physician regarding treating patients? Physicians are obligated to treat everyone. a. b. Once a physician has accepteda patient for treatment, the physician has entered into a contract with the patient.
What are four exceptions to healthcare consent?
Exceptions to Informed Consent Several exceptions to the requirement for informed consent include (1) the patient is incapacitated, (2) life-threatening emergencies with inadequate time to obtain consent, and (3) voluntary waived consent.