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    1) we know that Dr. Pou will be a significant figure in this story. What about Fink’s description of her strikes you the most?
    In five days at memorial, Fink’s constantly challenges the readers to consider ethical principles such as respect for autonomy, nonmaleficence in given any circumstance.

    What are Sheri Fink’s strengths and weakness?
    According to the story, it’s a powerful and disturbing events that cause the death of many people and hele to explores the minds of doctors who felt they had no choice but to hasten patients inevitable deaths.

    2) Memorial sustained damage but remained functional on back up power as Hurricane Katrina passes through New Orleans. But, we know that other perils await the doctors and patients in the days to come.
    How do you feel after reading this part of the book?
    This is a very sad events and my opinion is memorial medical was in no way equipped to deal with the massive and extended condition that be fell them. I was very sympathetic for the staffs and patients as well because when help finally does arrive, many of the patients were dead and fingers begin to point.

    3)As Memorial shifts from “assault mode” to “survival mode” we see snap shots of the chaos outside the hospital walls.
    Why is martial law instated?
    Martial law was instated in cases of major natural disasters like hurricane Katrina, Martial law involves the temporary substitution of military authority for civilian rule and is usually invoked in time of war, rebellion. When martial law is in effects, the military commander of an area or country has unlimited authority to make and enforce laws and Martial law was not declared in Louisiana in relation to hurricane Katrina, however according to a report by Sutori, Martial Law became effective during the days after Katrina.
    Most countries use a different legal construct such as a state of emergency, martial law has also been imposed during conflicts and in cases of occupations, where the absence of any other civil government provides an unstable population.

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