Chapter 5 Quiz

All of the following are associated with the mission of modern hospitals EXCEPT
care of patients with long term residential needs.

The elements of the health care system are patient, institution, and

Who is at the center of the “ideal caring situation”?

Which country spends more on health than any other industrialized country?
United States

The “principle of symmetry” advocated by Daniel Callahan states that a technology should be judged by a balance between the
extension and saving of life and the quality of life.

According to Greek legend, the first physician was

Surveys indicate that most people diagnosed with a life-threatening illness
want to be told.

In Candace West’s study of how doctors and patients relate to each other, all of the following were true EXCEPT
patients want to talk about “the cure.”

In achieving clear communication, what is referred to as proxemics?
Space and time

Regarding hospice and palliative care, what are the 3 C’s of high-quality care?
Competent, compassionate, coordinated

What are Diakonia, Metanoia, and Kairos?
Concepts that form a basis for hospice care

All of the following are features of St. Christopher’s hospice EXCEPT
pets are forbidden

In what year was the first civilian helicopter medevac program established?

The roots of modern emergency and trauma care can be traced back to
the Civil War.

The purpose of the triage system is to
reduce the time between injury and care.

What do experts in trauma and emergency care call the first hour after serious injury?
The Golden Hour

More important than who is the death notifier, is how, when, and

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) refers to
intervention following traumatic events.

What is the purpose of post-trauma defusing?
To assure people involved that their feelings are normal

Feelings of inadequacy, nonreciprocal giving, and too many demands are among the main sources o
caregiver stress.

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