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Instructions:This assignment should be completed individually. Read the provided article(Defects and Deceptions: The Bjork-ShileyHeart Valve), and answer the following questions. Submit electronically via Blackboard or submit a hard-copy to the instructor’s mailbox.
- What evidence was there that the strut fractures that occurred in Bjork-Shiley’s C/C valves were not random component failures?
- Why did Shiley, Inc. claim that their C/C valves should be marketed despite the known strut failures?
- Considering Utilitarian ethical theory, were Shiley’s actions ethical?
- Considering Kant’s ethical theory, were Shiley’s actions ethical?
- The Safe Medical Devices Act was enacted following the Bjork-Shiley incident. How do the provisions of the Act prevent similar incidences from occurring?