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A 45-year-old mother of two children has cirrhosis of the liver and is on a waiting list for a liver transplantation. She had to meet certain criteria to be eligible to receive a liver.
 
  She has been waiting for seven months for a donor liver and fears that she is running out of time. She understands that she is next on the list for a donor liver that matches. This is an example of which of the following principles? A. Autonomy
  B. Justice
  C. Fidelity
  D. Nonmaleficence
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Justice refers to the principle of fairness. A nurse will often refer to this principle when discussing issues of health care resources. In the United States a national multidisciplinary committee strives for fairness by ranking recipients according to need, rather than resorting to selling organs for profit or distributing them by lottery.
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