Bioethics Le2 Review Exam

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Bioethics Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What principle best applies for euthanasia?
    • A. 

      Beneficience

    • B. 

      Non-maleficience

    • C. 

      Justice

    • D. 

      Autonomy

  • 2. 
    On what year does the state of Oregon passed a law on euthanasia?
    • A. 

      1995

    • B. 

      1996

    • C. 

      1997

    • D. 

      2002

  • 3. 
    True on Belgian Act of Euthanasia:
    • A. 

      In assisted suicide, the patient self administers medication that was prescribed by a physician.

    • B. 

      "Physicians must report all prescriptions that they write for lethal medications."

    • C. 

      The patient's primary physician and a consultant are required to confirm diagnosis of a terminal condition.

    • D. 

      The patient is in a medically futile condition and of constant and unbearable physical or mental suffering.

  • 4. 
    "Death cannot be dignified"
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      P.Welby

    • C. 

      Terri Schiavo

    • D. 

      Epicurius

    • E. 

      Heidegger

  • 5. 
    "Death is freedom from the body"
    • A. 

      Heidegger

    • B. 

      Epicurius

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Terri Schiavo

    • E. 

      P.Welby

  • 6. 
    Which of the following describes euthanasia?
    • A. 

      Is believing that in certain cases there is totally no hope for improvement from an incapacitating condition.

    • B. 

      Do not slow down nor speed up the onset of death.

    • C. 

      Does not intervene with the patient's life.

    • D. 

      Ending the life of a person to relieve pain or suffering.

  • 7. 
    In Netherlands:
    • A. 

      The Euthansia Act was passed to regulate ending of life by a physician.

    • B. 

      The primary physician must also inform the patient of all feasible alternatives.

    • C. 

      Patient must be of legal age.

    • D. 

      Request should be voluntary.

  • 8. 
    A state wherein a human organism has irreversibly lost his/her capacity of consciousness.
    • A. 

      Brain Death

    • B. 

      Persistent Vegetative State

    • C. 

      Cortical Death

    • D. 

      Comatose

  • 9. 
    "Euthanasia is not a dignified death"
    • A. 

      P.Welby

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Heidegger

    • D. 

      Jacques Pohier

    • E. 

      Epicurius

  • 10. 
    Autonomy is often invoked as guide for decision making when patient lacks decision making capacity and has no advance directive.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 11. 
    "Theoretical approaches are not useful in the clinical setting if they are impossible to carry out"
    • A. 

      Sulmasy & Sugarman

    • B. 

      Alexia Torke

    • C. 

      Rebecca Dresser

    • D. 

      Karen Quinlan

    • E. 

      Heidegger

  • 12. 
    The ethical principle of respect for persons is a broader concept than autonomy.
    • A. 

      "FALSE"

    • B. 

      TRUE

  • 13. 
    The process of recounting the patient's life can build a common purpose and understanding among surrogates and health care providers.
    • A. 

      "TRUE"

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 14. 
    One disadvantage of substituted judgment is that it does not consider the autonomy of the patient.
    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      TRUE

    • C. 

      Not Significant

  • 15. 
    The narrative approach to surrogate decision making is lengthy and does not consider patient as an individual or as a member of a unique set of relationship.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 16. 
    "The sick person in a vegetative state, awaiting recovery or a natural end, still has the right to basic health care and the prevention of complications related to his confinement  to bed", came from??
    • A. 

      Evangelium Vitae

    • B. 

      Islamic View on PVS

    • C. 

      Letter of Pope John Paul II

    • D. 

      Declaration on Euthanasia

  • 17. 
    Piergiorgio Welby is an Italian. TRUE or FALSE?
  • 18. 
    Only those that are living are the ones who can die?
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 19. 
    One must obtain a prescription for a lethal medication.
    • A. 

      Oregon

    • B. 

      Netherlands

    • C. 

      Luxembourg

    • D. 

      Belgium

  • 20. 
    Result of a study showed that there is residual language recognition observed in brain death.
    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      TRUE

  • 21. 
    Terri Schiavo
    • A. 

      A patient diagnosed with brain death

    • B. 

      A PVS patient

    • C. 

      Has a diacephalus twin

    • D. 

      A craniothoracophagus

  • 22. 
    The central guiding principle to medical decision making?
    • A. 

      Autonomy

    • B. 

      Substituted Judgment

    • C. 

      Self-determination

    • D. 

      Individual Liberty

  • 23. 
    Re-imagining the rationale for end-of-life decision making may give us a more accurate, more honest, and ultimately more useful framework for making complete decisions.
    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      TRUE

  • 24. 
    Death is also the end of personal relations.
    • A. 

      Always true!

    • B. 

      "Sometimes"

    • C. 

      Not always true!

    • D. 

      Maybe

    • E. 

      NO!

  • 25. 
    "Death is something you look forward"
    • A. 

      Jacques Pohier

    • B. 

      Piergiogio Welby

    • C. 

      Heidegger

    • D. 

      Socrates

    • E. 

      Epicurius

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