D. STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE

138. The four-accepted fundamental ethical principles that guide medical decision-making are:

  1. Autonomy, maleficence, beneficence, and justice
  2. Autonomy, maleficence, beneficence, and judgment
  3. Autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and judgment
  4. Autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and justice

139. The patient has the right to make medical decisions regarding their care even when medical professionals disagree with that decision. In the field of genetics, it is especially important to ensure informed consent. Informed consent is a central focus of which fundamental ethical principle that guides medical decision-making?

  1. Autonomy
  2. Nonmaleficence
  3. Beneficence
  4. Justice

140. The patient had a biopsy with negative ...

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