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MEDRADSC 3Y03- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 87 pages long!)
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Medical Radiation Sciences
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MEDRADSC 3Y03
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Prof.Murrary

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[MEDRADSC 3Y03] Comprehensive winter guide including any lecture notes, textbook notes and exam guides.find more resources at oneclass.com Definitions; • Ethics : an area of study that deals with ideas about what is good and bad behaviour • Medical ethics- ethics of the physician patient relationship Bioethics-”life ethics” • Bioethics is a general category which medical ethics is a subset • Term used interchangeably (bioethics/medical ethics) Medical bioethics - Combination of medicine, law and philosophy - Bioethics is brought about by advances in biology and medicine Bioethics is a demi-discipline 1) Collect a plethora of facts - Listen to each other and other advisors - Provide recommendations - Move issue being debating towards closure 2) Public discourse - Uses reports and publications as part of discussion - Including laws, legislation, policies, professional societies The birth of bioethics - Physician behaviours (medical ethics) with patients has been around since Hippocrates 460BC -370BC - Between 1962-1976 o 1962 life magazine article on Seattle artificial kidney program o 1972 The Tuskegee Syphilis Study exposed o 1973 Roe v. Wade o 1973 Fetal tissue debate o 1975 the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioural Research - Seattle Artificial Kidney Program o Very controversial involving life-saving medical terminology o Problem with rationing of technologies o Congress wanted everyone to receive o Not possible o At time no one to debate/contribute to public deliberation o Demi-discipline of bioethics had not yet emerged - The Tuskegee Syphilis Study o Worked with public health service o To study and record the natural history of syphilis o In hopes of justifying treatment programs for blacks o Called the “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male” o Researchers told treated for “bad blood” o A local term used to describe several ailments, including syphilis, anemia, and fatigue o In truth, did not receive the proper treatment needed to cure their illness find more resources at oneclass.com
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