Posted: October 2nd, 2017
Health Care is a universal profession, and the healthcare worker will inevitably come in contact with people from diverse religions and religious faiths.
A health worker should be neutral towards the patient’s beliefs and work with the same compassion and care irrespective of the person’s faith.
Healthcare workers should remain adaptable to the diverse faiths existing in society.
The current write-up is a critical consideration of the ethics and viewpoints provided by Christianity and Buddhism for George’s case. The discussion proceeds with a comparative analysis of the views and the possible actions suggested by Christianity and Buddhism.
After the critical evaluation of the world views from the said two faiths, personal reflection is presented in the context of my own beliefs and interpretation of righteousness (Entwistle, 2015). Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
George is an accomplished legal professional and is at present in his mid-fifties. In a recent minor accident, he met in the playground, and by subsequent diagnosis, he is found to possess AMS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). It is a dangerous disease with progressive degradation traits of the brain nerves and the spinal cord.
It will progressively cause motor deterioration, and muscle atrophy will be caused to the point of complete muscle control loss to the patients.
Generally, it is expected that patients with this disease will live not more than 3 to 5 years, and in extremely uncommon cases, they can live up to 10 years. The victims will lose their ability to speak, move, eat, and breathe progressively.
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