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Medical Seminar YBI

Chapter 6 Terms

TermDefinition
Advocate one who pleads the cause of another
Allocating apportioning for a sepcific purpose or to a particular person or things
Annotations notes added by way of comment or explanation
Beneficence the act of doing or producing good, especially performing acts of charity or kindness
Clinical Trials research studies that test how well new medical treatments or other interventions work in the subjects, usually human beings
Disparities marked differences or distinctions
Disposition the tendency of something or someone to act in a certain manner under given circumstances
Duty obligatory tasks, conduct, service, or functions that arise from one's position, as in life or in a group
Euthanasia the act or practiec of killing or permitting death of the hopelessly sick or injured individuals in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy
Fidelity faithfulness to something to which one is bound by pledge or duty
Gametes mature male or female germ cells, usually possessing a haploid chromosome set and capable or initiating formation of a new diploid individual
Genome the genetic material of an organism
Idealism the practice of forming ideas or living under the influence of ideas
Impaired being in a less than perfect state or less than whole condition
Infertile not fertile or productive
Introspection an inward, reflective examination of one own thoughts or feelings
Justice with regard to medical ethics, the fair distribution of benefits and burdens among invidividuals or groups in society with legitimate claims on those benefits
Nonmaleficence refraining from the act of harming or committing evil
Opinions formal expressions of judgement or advice by an expert, formal expressions of the legal reasons and principles on which a legal decision is based
Philospher a person who seeks wisdom or enlightenment, an expounder of a theory in a certain area of experience
Postmortem done, collected, or occuring after death
Procurement to get possession of, to obtain, by particular care of effort
public domain The realm embracing property rights that belong to the community at large, are unprotected by copyrights or patent, and are subject to use or appropriation by anyone
ramifications Consequence produced by a cause or following from a set of conditons
reparations amends, acts of atonement,or satisfaction given as a result of a wrong o injury
sociologic Oriented or directed toward socal needs and problems
surrogate A subtitute, to put in place of another
uniquque identifiers codes used instead of names to protect the confidentiality of patient in a manor of anonymous HIV testing
veracity a devotion to or conformity with the truth
Created by: kbailey362