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Critical Analysis

Chapters 5-8

TermDefinition
Radiation Use of high frequency waves to treat cancer
metastasize Cancer to spread to other body parts
PSA Blood test that diagnoses prostate cancer
Biopsy A study to see whether or not you have cancer
Screening Early testing to of individuals for a weakness of cancer
Malignant More likely to kill you
Oncogenes Cell that makes copies of it's self
Carcinogenic Causes cancer to begin
Apoptosis Cells die when program supposed to (cell death)
Tumor Swelling
Leukemia Cancer of white blood cells
Histology Difficulty speaking or swallowing (lung cancer)
Dysphagia Difficulty speaking or swallowing
Benign Noncancerous won't hurt you
Melanoma Skin cancer
Neoplasm New growth
ABCD 4 signs of Melanoma
Mutation A change
Colonoscopy Look at or examine the large intestines
Staging How far cancer has spread
Vein Blood channels that carry blood back to heart
Tissue Collection of similar cells
Nervous System Sends receive messages throughout body from brain
Ureter Carries urine from kidneys to bladder
Glands Makes chemicals to make something happen
Squamous Flat scale like cells outside of the body
Mucous Membrane Covers whole inside of a person (protective coating for anything swallowed
Spleen Organ that stimulates the immune system response that fights disease
Integumentary System Skin that protects body from outside
Liver Produces bile the acid that breaks down food
Involuntary Muscles Muscles that perform without being consciously told to
Alveoli Bubbles that grab oxygen out of air to your blood stream
Epithelial Wrapping around each organ in the human body
Mucus Slippery substance produced by mucous membrane
Artery Carries blood to the heart
Pancreas Regulates blood sugar
Cartilage Soft tissue that protects end of every bone
Epidermis Outside layer of skin
Endocrine System Controls organ function inside humans
Trachea Carries air into the lungs
Defamation Hurting reputation
Ethics The discussions or views of what is right or wrong
Subpoena Under court order
Negligence Not doing your job
Patients Bill of Rights A document to protect patient
DPOA Document that makes someone else make legal decisions for you
Respondeat Superior The supervisor is always responsible
Good Samaritan Law Designed to protect the people who try to help even if they cause damage
Informed Consent Understand what happens before they agree to do it
Minor Person under 18
Schedule 5 categories which drugs are classified 1 dangerous 5 safe
Liability Responsibility for
Bioethics Decisions about as related to life death right wrong
HIPPA Protects health
Living Will End of life wishes
Dereliction Not doing what supposed to
Battery Cause physical harm to someone else with hands
Abandonment To leave something behind
Self-determination Decide what happens at end of life
Rider Something extra you pay for
Egoism Helps a person's self instead of others
Prejudice Makes it harder to make decisions when personal feelings are involved
Ascertain To figure out
Beneficence Helping individuals but doesn't cost you anything
Ramification Choices of actions
Respect for autonomy Make own choices control of own life
Consequentialism Thinks of results before making a choice
Normative ethics Understanding how a person makes a choice
Justice Decide what is right or wrong
Clinical trial An attempt to see if something bad helps something good
Dilemma A problem that can alter someone's else
Potter Box Helps deal with problems when making ethical choices
Applied Ethics A substitute of ethical rules to make an ethical decision
Deontology Doing your duty
Recuse To remove yourself from the situation
Altruism Sacrifice yourself for someone else
Meta-ethics Asks what is ethics
Least Harm Two bad alternatives choose one less bad
Bias One sided
Utilitarianism What is the greatest good
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