Charlie Gordon's doctors acted ethically when they performed the surgery to make him smarter. Charlie Gordon is 37 and he isn't the smartest person in the world he was a IQ of 65. Also Charlie has a mind of a five year old. So Charlie goes to night classes to get smarter. So then Charlie's teacher Miss.
Griffin G. Norvell Putman Hour 4 15th November, 2016 Argument Essay Charlie Gordon was a 38 year-old man with a below average IQ of 68. His teacher for reading, writing, grammar, math, and other subjects, Mrs. Kinnian, had told Charlie's doctors about him. They had asked to meet Charlie, and ran a few tests with him. They talked about an experiment to help Charlie triple his IQ to 204.
Flowers For Algernon: Charlie´s Operation If you had the chance to have an operation for artificial intelligence, would you take it? I think that most people would, especially if they have a lower than average IQ. After reading an excerpt from the book Flowers for Algernon and watching Flowers For Algernon the movie, I believe that Charlie Gordon did the right thing when he got the operation to increase his intelligence.
Artificial Intelligence is wrong. Whether you're smart or dumb defies who you are. Charlie Gordon is a 37 year old man with a mental disability in the story of “Flowers For Algernon”. Charlie Gordon was better off before the artificial intelligence (A.I.) surgery, Before the surgery he has friends, he's happy, and motivated/determined.
Ethics are the difference between right or wrong, to follow laws, what humans are supposed to do, common sense, rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or culture. Charlie Gordon is a slow person that was experimented on to be more intelligent. Charlie Gordons doctors acted ethically when they performed surgery on him to make him smart. The doctors had all medical indications and agreed to do the operation (Siegler). Some say Charlies doctors did not act ethically when they did the operation on him because its not natural for humans to do that.
Ethics can be defined as “the critical, structured examination of how individuals and institutions should behave when their actions affect others”1. In the case regarding the Hogtown Community Care Corp (HCCC), Rita the nursing assistant went against the law as well as an ethical nursing standard when she was sued for battery for physically abusing patients. HCCC will be held vicariously liable for Rita’s tort of battery because it was committed inside of the employment relationship, and she was a legal employee with the nursing home2. HCCC’s legal result of being held vicariously liable is in fact ethical, in regards to the second type of ethical reasoning of fairness/justice3.
All Over My Head Flowers for Algernon is a thought provoking short story by Daniel Keyes about a 36 year old man, Charlie Gordon, who had of an unusually low IQ of 68, that left his mind trapped in one similar to a 5 year olds. This lead his life through a rollercoaster of struggles he was desperate to change. He had been offered a surgery that was said to triple his IQ, and give him the “normal” life he always dreamed of. This being said, because this procedure had never been tested on anyone but a mouse, Algernon, the side effect were unknown not to mention unpredictable.
Flowers for Algernon report Flowers for Algernon is a story about Charlie Gordon, a mentally impaired man working at a bakery, and going to school. One day, he has the opportunity to have an operation done on him to make him smarter, and he accepts. He eventually goes on to fall in love, meet his family again, and write a report on "The Algernon-Gordon effect" which states the operation's effects last only as long as the improvement does. As for the symbolism in Flowers for Algernon, I think the story symbolizes "rebirth" in Charlie Gordon.
“I feel sick inside. Not sick like for a doctor, but inside my chest it feels empty like getting punched and a heartburn at the same time.” Striving to be smart, Charlie Gordon is part of a scientific experiment to help make him intelligent. The experiment is being tested on a mouse named Algernon to see results in humans and animals. Charlie comes to be smart after days of exercising the brain, even in his sleep.
Can a mentally incapable man become really smart in a few weeks? Charlie Gordon in the book “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes. A Science fiction character Charlie Gordon, who is mentally challenged and wanted to be like others. Charlie Gordon wants to be smart and be normal like others. He is a grown man the age of 38 with mental issues.
Daniel Keyes's science fiction story “Flowers for Algernon” is about a 37-year-old man that was born with a lack of intelligence. He has always been teased and made fun of for his problem. As an adult, he chooses to go to learn at school. He doesn't learn much but chooses to undergo a risky never before done surgery. The surgery promises to triple his IQ of 68 but it may not be permanent.
Healthcare ethics involves making well researched and considerate decisions about medical treatments, while taking into consideration a patient's beliefs and wishes regarding all aspects of their health. The healthcare industry has regard for the issues surrounding the welfare of their patients. Doctors, nurses, and other professionals who have the ability to affect a patient's health are all forced to make ethical decisions on a daily basis. I believe the result of ability to pay versus quality of care comes into ethical question in today’s society.