Subjects with a serious illness may be at risk for exploitation since they may be desperate for a possible cure. this is an example of

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  • it's an example of medical vulnerability
  • Answer: Medical Vulnerability


    A medical vulnerability is a situation in which the patient is unable to protect himself and herself from diseases and their associated symptoms. In such a situation the patient is unable to care himself or herself against exploitation or harm caused by the disease-causing pathogen. The patient becomes desperate to get a possible cure or treatment to resume the normal healthy lifestyle.