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    Assignment : Skills & Values Exercise 8.1 A BILL AN ACT concerning A Right to Refuse Life-Saving Medical Treatment WHEREAS, the individual right to refuse unwanted medical treatment is guaranteed by the substantive due process under the Fourteenth Amendment. WHEREAS, the state has a legitimate interest in protecting the citizen’s life, preventing suicide, and safeguarding the family members’ and loved ones’ interest in a person’s life. WHEREAS, the state has a legitimate interest in ensuring the integrity of the medical professionals and their commitment to serving for the patient’s best interest. WHEREAS, the state has a legitimate interest in protecting the citizens against abuse and undue influence by the third party, therefore BE IT ENACTED BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE HERE ASSEMBLED THAT: Section 1: A terminally ill person shall be able to exercise his right to remove life-saving systems, including but not limited to life-sustaining hydration and nutrition measures, or cease…

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    Australia’s aging population amplifies the fact that protective legislation for the elderly must be introduced. Question 7: Refer to both the Consent to Medical Treatment and Palliative Care Act 1995 (SA) and the AHPRA Code of Conduct to explain why medical practitioners and others are obliged to explain to patients/clients the consequences of proposed treatments. Medical practitioners and other health care professionals are obligated to explain to patients/clients the consequences of…

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    Despite what many might think, a patient 's right to refuse medical treatment has a very important meaning in the lives of many. People who have medical complications must learn to work with doctors and or surgeons in hospitals. With having the right to refuse medical treatment patients feel as if they have more power over their own health and future. Even though surgeons are qualified in making medical treatment decisions, patients should have the right to refuse medical treatment options.…

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    Medical Treatment During Slavery While working on plantations in the Southern United States, many slaves faced serious health problems(Littlefield). Improper nutrition, unsanitary living conditions, and excessive labor made slaves more susceptible to diseases than their masters. Death rates among the slaves were significantly higher due to diseases. “Many slaves suffered from tuberculosis, hepatitis, measles, chickenpox, cholera, whooping cough and influenza, among others”(Weatherspoon). Slaves…

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    Although people have been using herbal treatments for thousands of years, there is a reason that modern medicine and technology was invented. The other things did not work. The treatment of illnesses through medication, doctors, and therapists work for basically all modern medical issues. I suppose that it feels nicer to take a natural substance than to take a pill that could have harsh side effects. I’ve realized throughout these critiques that many people seem disenfranchised with the…

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    Every patient is very unique in many shapes and forms meaning that their necessities may also vary between every individual. What makes a good treatment plan for an individual may not be good for another individual. It is difficult to know what is best for a person physically, mentally, and medically due to a great variety of symptoms, history of disease, or injuries. Not everyone's body can or will react the same therefore, it is hard to also be able to identify what “normal” is. Not knowing…

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    Laboratory medicine is an evidence-based medicine which is a set of medical diagnosis given to the public and assist with the clinical staff and medical doctors for disease identification and further to provide patients with an adequate combined medical treatment. Quality assurance of medical laboratory is regulated and accredited by international standardisation organisations. Along the whole processes of patient-centred laboratory medicine, it could be categorised by five stage: screening of…

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    Introduction In times when natural disasters arise, the quality medical treatment can falter. Specific medical treatments may become unavailable when disaster strikes. The question posed is why does healthcare falter natural disasters and what are the consequences for different social groups? Countries examined are the Philippines, Bangladesh, England, Malaysia, Nepal, and the United States. There are many variables in what treatments are affected after a natural disaster, such as infant…

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    The way medical treatments are performed have changed in a number of ways since the Middle Ages. Back then, people often did not have the privilege of going to trained doctors when they were ill or wounded. Instead, they relied on themselves for recovery. A couple examples of differences in medical treatments would include how people handled diseases and childbirths. Many deadly diseases were widespread in the Middle Ages. One of the common diseases from that time period was known as leprosy.…

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    for their child whether they receive a life-saving treatment or not. The parent is deemed competent and seems to understand the situation. The parent decides to refuse the treatment for their child and a physician has to decide whether to grant the refusal or reject it. I believe, based on the required reading on consent, that the philosophers Allen Buchanan and Dan W. Brock would need additional information on the scenario, such as whether there are alternative treatment options. I would agree…

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