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THEOLOGY 3300 MORAL THEOLOGY OF HEALTH CARE FALL SEMESTER 2007 REV. RICHARD J. DEVINE, C.M. Chinh Dang _______________ _____________ 10/23/07 NAME DATE The Case of Marie Bell 1. STATE DILEMMA IN CASE. The dilemma is that the Connecticut doctor feels torn between telling the truth to Marie about her condition. This is a case of should the doctor disclose everything with the patient, or withhold certain information. 2. WHAT VALUES ARE INVOLVED IN CASE? The value of the right to information and knowledge about one’s own well-being and health is involved in the case, as well as the value of allowing people to make their own decisions. In contrast, the value of ignorance is involved. This may not seem like a value but some people believe that “ignorance is bliss,” and in this case, the Connecticut doctor
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Unformatted text preview: seems to believe in this too by keeping the truth about Maries state from her because he feels it is in her best interest not to know--- he feels it is an act of kindness. The value of trust is also involved in the case, since Marie did not trust her Californian doctor and sought a different doctor in Connecticut whom she felt more secure with. The value of the truth could also be applied because some people would like to know their medical condition, and would like for doctors and medical practitioners to be upfront and honest with them. 3. STATE DILEMMA IN TERMS OF ALTERNATIVE MORAL CHOICES 4. WHAT VALUES ARE INVOLVED IN THESE CHOICES? 5. WHAT ACTION DECISION WOULD YOU MAKE? 6. WHY?...
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