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GOMEZ CORDOBA, Ana Isabel  and  ESPINOSA, Ángela Fernanda. Ethical Dilemmas Facing the Patient's Safety: Care means Ponder. Aquichan [online]. 2006, vol.6, n.1, pp.54-67. ISSN 1657-5997.

This article's purpose, using the adverse event analysis, is to highlight the importance of care nursing activity within rendering an ethical health service framework. Thus, there will be reviewed some general concepts about ethics, as well as the adverse event and the adverse event in nursing, and finally finishing with some recommendations to guarantee the patient's assistance safety in a particular process of nursing assistance: administration of medicines.

Keywords : Bio-Ethics; adverse event; patient's safety; care.

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