1. Cure / care: compare and contrast.
2. Basic care: Nutrition, hydration, shelter, human interaction.
o Are we morally obliged to this? Why? Example
3. Swallow test, describe; when is it indicated?
4. When is medically assisted N/H indicated?
o Briefly describe Enteral Nutrition (EN), including:
§ NJ tube
§ NG tube
o Briefly describe Parenteral Nutrition (PN), including:
§ a. Total parenteral nutrition
§ b. Partial parenteral nutrition
5. Bioethical analysis of N/H; state the basic principle and briefly describe the two exceptions.
6. Case Study: Terry Schiavo (EXCEL FILE on Module 6: Lecture Materials & Resources page). Provide a bioethical analysis of her case; should we continue with the PEG or not? Why yes or why not?