Human Development Ch. 15

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a long, erratic process of ups and downs.
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The three most common pathways to death are: sudden and unexpected death, death occurring after a steady decline, and death after:
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thanatology
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Dr. Reynolds specializes in the study of death and dying, also known as:
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totally wrong.
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Kübler-Ross’s idea that we go through stages in approaching dying is:
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child
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The type of death that is most difficult to recover from is the death of one’s:
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end-of-life care—such as pain control and comfort care.
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Miriam’s mother is 93-years old and has recently been admitted to the palliative-care unit of her hospital. This unit is devoted to:
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hospice
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Mrs. Stevens’ is 90-years old and terminally ill. Her family has decided that it would be best for her to receive palliative care at home, instead of in the hospital. Mrs. Stevens’ family is recommending that she receive ______ care.
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an advance directive.
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James has a degenerative disease and is not expected to live much longer. He is very concerned about the quality of his remaining life and does not want to be connected to life-sustaining machines if he cannot make his wishes known. James should consider preparing:
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the person spells out his health care wishes if he or she is incapacitated.
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In a living will:
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physician-assisted suicide.
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When a physician prescribes a lethal medication for a terminally ill patient to take on his or her own, this is called:
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age-based rationing of care.
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“Don’t give expensive lifesaving measures to someone over 80.” The label for this proposal is:
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familiar, predictable, and normal.
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For most of human history death was:
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how to tell patients they have terminal cancer.
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Dr. Yu teaches classes on thanatology. One of Dr. Yu’s lectures would most likely concern:
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often wanted to talk about their diagnosis.
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Kübler-Ross found that dying patients:
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middle
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The awareness of dying may not fully penetrate even when people learn they have a terminal illness. This emotional state is called ______ knowledge.
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help participate in the hands-on care.
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When the death of a child becomes imminent, health care professionals should tell parents to:
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how to provide the best palliative care to the dying
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Francine, a nursing student, is taking courses on end-of-life care instruction. Most likely Francine is learning which of the following?
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making sure patients stay in the hospital during their final days.
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A hospice worker would most likely be committed to everything EXCEPT:
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durable power of attorney for health care.
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Fran is in the late stages of breast cancer. Given that she is unmarried and has no children, she has prepared an advance directive designating that her sister make her health-care decisions should Fran be unable make her wishes known. Fran has prepared a:
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active euthanasia.
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Making a deliberate intervention that helps a terminally ill patient die is called:
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age-based rationing of care.
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The controversial idea that society should not use expensive life-sustaining technologies on people in their old-old years is called:

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