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This means that the health care practitioner has a duty or obligation to promote the health and well being of the patient above all other considerations
Beneficence
Nonmaleficence means
Do no harm
What is autonomy?
It refers to the capacity of a rational individual to make an informed, uncoerced decision. In medicine, respect for the autonomy of patients is considered obligatory for doctors and other health-care professionals.
Define Justice in medical ethics
Justice - concerns the distribution of scarce health resources, and the decision of who gets what treatment.
what is the primary responsibility of PAs?
the safety, welfare and dignity of all human beings
what is the role of the clinician?
Diagnosis and Treatment
Empathy: Cure sometimes, Relieve often, Comfort always
Care for the patients
Prevention by Education
who are the role players in Healthy People 2010?
Clinicians
Businesses
Scientists
Communities
Individuals