Death and Dying: Stages and Psychological Impact Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why do people dislike the phrase assisted suicide?

Question 2 2. is the concept that explains death is inevitable and happens to everything living.

Question 3 3. How is a living will different from a health care proxy?

Question 4 4.

Fill in the blank with the most likely response:

DMV Worker: 'Would you like to be registered as an organ donor on your license?'

Sam: 'No, I've heard that _____ when you're an organ donor.'

DMV: 'That's definitely only an urban legend and is not at all true.'

Question 5 5. Melanie has suffered from ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) for the last three years. She wanted to be around for her husband and two small children as long as possible. She is now in the end stages of the disease and paralyzed from the neck down and struggles to breathe. Melanie has no quality of life. Her husband agreed to help end her life by disconnecting her breathing machine in the middle of the night. This is an example of _____.

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Question 6 6. What is the difference between active and passive euthanasia?

Question 7 7. What role did Dame Cicely Sanders play in the hospice movement?

Question 8 8. According to Kubler-Ross, which emotional response is constant throughout the stages of dying?

Question 9 9. How did Kubler-Ross revolutionize care for dying people?

Question 10 10. Which of the following concepts do five to seven-year-old children lack in their understanding of death?

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Question 11 11. According to Kubler-Ross, what is the order of emotional responses one goes through when faced with the knowledge of death?

Question 12 12. Leon began experiencing anger, guilt and restlessness several days after his cousin's death. His reaction is BEST described as _____.

Question 13 13. While no one can know for sure what a person's _____ is like, one can guess based on the person's _____.

Question 14 14. Due to cultural differences, it is important to realize that:

Question 15 15. How did the work of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross influence the treatment of terminally-ill patients?

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Question 16 16. _____ is an emotional response to a loss, while _____ is a culturally-prescribed way of displaying a reaction to death.

Question 17 17. According to Kubler-Ross, how does the denial phase differ from the acceptance stage?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a function of hospice care?

Question 19 19. What makes hospice care different than palliative care?

Question 20 20. The inward expression of loss is:

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Question 21 21. The outward expression of loss is:

Question 22 22. The society a person comes from is his or her:

Question 23 23. Why do individuals who are terminally ill choose a form of assisted suicide?

Question 24 24. Why do lawyers advise people to create living wills?

Question 25 25. A person experiencing a renewed interest in hobbies, friends, and work in response to a loved one dying is exhibiting the _____ response to death.

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Question 26 26. The goal of the _____ movement is to promote the ability for terminally ill patients to meet death on their own terms.

Question 27 27. Glenn had kidney failure but was lucky enough to receive a new kidney from a deceased person. What did Glenn benefit from?

Question 28 28. Pete is a health care proxy for his grandmother. In what way does Pete help his grandmother by being her health care proxy?

Question 29 29. What type of care is administered to prevent and relieve the suffering of patients whether they have a terminal illness or not?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a major criticism of Kubler-Ross's theory?

Death and Dying: Stages and Psychological Impact Chapter Exam Instructions

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