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Grand Canyon University Week 3 Healing and Autonomy Case Study

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Question Description

I’m studying for my Health & Medical class and don’t understand how to answer this. Can you help me study?

This assignment will incorporate a common practical tool in helping clinicians begin to ethically analyze a case. Organizing the data in this way will help you apply the four principles and four boxes approach.

Based on the "Case Study: Healing and Autonomy" and other required topic study materials, you will complete the "Applying the Four Principles: Case Study" document that includes the following:

Part 1: Chart

This chart will formalize the four principles and four boxes approach and the four-boxes approach by organizing the data from the case study according to the relevant principles of biomedical ethics: autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice.

Part 2: Evaluation

This part includes questions, to be answered in a total of 500 words, that describe how principalism would be applied according to the Christian worldview.

Remember to support your responses with the topic study materials.

APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

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Final Answer


Healing and Autonomy

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Applying the Four Principles: Case Study
Part 1: Chart (60 points)
Based on the “Healing and Autonomy” case study, fill out all the relevant boxes below. Provide the information by means of bullet
points or a well-structured paragraph in the box. Gather as much data as possible.

Medical Indications

Patient Preferences

Beneficence and Nonmaleficence


James suffers from acute glomerulonephritis, kidney failure. The
condition does not usually require treatment in typical cases, but
James' situation is very critical, requiring immediate treatment.
The purpose of the procedure is to regulate the elevated blood
pressure together with temporary dialysis. In therapy, there is a
90% chance of success, and nursing care is significant to aid in
the monitoring of the condition and administration of dialysis
whenever necessary (Werth and Blevins, 2018). The patient is
only eight years old and is unable to understand the situation.
However, his parents are in a position to understand the benefits,
risks, and the information provided and have given consent.

Due to his age, the patient is mentally incapable and legally
incompetent. The patient lacks preferences, although his parents
had first opted to go for a healing service in their loc...

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