Patient declared brain dead, his driver's license indicates that he is an organ donor but his wife refuses to consent to the donation. What will you do?
a) Inform the wife since he registered as an organ donor you must respect his wish.
b) Attempt to answer all of the wife's concerns and obtain...
can the doctor have a relationship with his/her patient?
in cornard ficher ethics book it is written that all doctors - except psychatrists - can have a relationship with their patients once they end their treatment, while psychiatrist can't do that even if the treatment is ended...
A 14 year old girl presents to your clinic. she is 12 weeks pregnant and would like to have an abortion. she doesn't want you to notify the father of he baby. what should be your response?
a) you are too far along,so i can't in good faith encourage you to get an abortion
b) i can refer u to a...
If an alcoholic man is brought to you (By the cops lets say), i know you can't treat it or perform any procedures on him without his consent, but what about blood alcohol level? Can we withdraw blood for BAL without his consent?
i want to verify a concept if a pt comes who cheated on his wife and has an STD, you treat him, next day the wife calls the clinic asking about the husband recent , do you inform her about the STD? should you take the initial step to get in contact with her ?
Please clear this point up
I have step 1 in less than a month. I have done all nbme self assessments. The behav sciences( mainly doc patient interactions and ethics), mol bio, immunology ques on nbme self ass. are very difficult. I almost always mark them wrong. They are very different and much difficult...
16 yr old girl, pregnant, she is seeking an abortion. The physician may perform the abortion:
a) but must have consent of 1 parent at least
b) must have both parents consent
c) must inform the parents
d) without parental consent
e) without telling the parents
What are your answers? also give a...
Q) you have a pt. with certain illness and he's off from his job due to illness...one day the pt along with his employer comes to your office and pt. agrees to discuss his illness with his employer....what is the most appropriate statement to this request..?
A) agree with the pt. wishes and...
What prevails in an end of life situation? The durable power of attorney (the health attorney appointed by the patient), or the patient´s last living will/directions?
The durable power of attorney decides to end life support of the coma patient. But the son says that the the patient...
Hi , everybody , recently, i heard many positive things about khan's medical ethic book ...... so , is it better than , Condrad fisher's MTB ethics ?
Which is best book to buy for study of medical ethics ?
A 35 year old married man comes to the physician because of 2 day history of burning with urination
he tells the phisycian that he had an affair while on a business trip 2 weeks ago the next day the patient's wife telephones the physician, stating
"My husband saw you yesterday.Does he have a...
If a doc walks into a room and sees an old lady with urine mark/odor, what on earth is he supposed to say to her? I got that question wrong. I picked the answer choice that was the most open ended, just like how uworld taught us but still got it wrong!!
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52 yr. female patient presents with a breast mass for 2 mo. She says that she saw her mom die of breast cancer and would commit suicide if she has invasive breast cancer. She tells the physician her plan to use her medicine to overdose if this was true. Otherwise she does't have any plans to...