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  angioplasty - 11/23/06 16:09
 
  24. A 68-year-old woman with stage IV ovarian cancer is in the hospital following initial staging and a debulking operation. She refuses chemotherapy and the physician agrees to follow her wishes. This is an example of which ethical principle?

A

) Authority

B

) Autonomy

C

) Beneficence

D

) Justice

E

) Nonmaleficence
 
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  pk007 - 11/23/06 17:05
 
  A.  
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  ekammaoffiong - 11/23/06 17:20
 
  Eka

B.
 
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  tea - 11/23/06 17:24
 
  e
 
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  joscohmd - 11/23/06 18:07
 
  b-is the answer  
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  anand11anupa - 11/23/06 20:03
 
  b,autonomy, any competent patient has right to choose death  
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  angioplasty - 11/23/06 21:53
 
  a practitioner should act in the best interest of the patient........beneficence
the patient has the right to refuse or choose their treatment.........autonomy
do no harm.....non-maleficence
 
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