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Beneficience
doing or promoting good
Nonmalficience
avoiding doing harm, to remove from harm, t prevent harm
autonomy
right to make own decisionsand have independence to be self-directed
capacity
person has the mental orphysical ability to make their own health decisions
incapacity
person is anable due to cognitive or physical condition to exercise the right to make a choice
surrogate decision maker
person who makes the desision on behalf of a patient who is determined to be incapacitated
justice
the principle of fairness. Treat all clients equally and fairly.
veracity
telling the thuth. In order to have the right for self-determination, the client must understand the facts
fidelity
being faithfull to one's commitment and promises
privacy
ensuring appropriate access only to a client.
confidentiality
client information about a client private.
double effect
an action that can produces two outcomes that can be harmul and helpful at the same time
futility
when is decided that interventions are unlikely to preserve life, restore health or relieve suffering