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Read chapter 2 of Bioethics of a Changing World

* Answer the following question: 500 words forthe question below

There are three analytical stages and three models in the treatment decision-making process. How do these three stages differ in each of the three models of treatment decision-making? How does the issue of autonomy take place in the discussions of treatment decision-making process by patients, physicians, and families?

 


Read chapter 2 of Bioethics of a Changing World

Answer the following question: 550 words for the questions below

    Disclosure of information is an important part of the informed consent process. How should physicians decide how much and what information to disclose to patients? What particular problems regarding disclosure are raised by multiculturalism in medicine? How much information and what kind of information should physicians report to insurance companies?
    Why is confidentiality valued in health care situations? What are some problems that arise in maintaining the confidentiality of patients?