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Universitas Medica

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MORENO CARRILLO, Atilio  e  AGUILAR RODAS, María Paola. Some Bioethical Concepts to Consider in the Emergency Room. Univ. Med. [online]. 2019, vol.60, n.3, pp.69-75. ISSN 0041-9095.

In the field of medicine and even more in the emergency room physicians are constantly exposed to ethycal dilemas wich without solid concepts are hard to solve, eventhough there are some principles like: beneficence, non-maleficence, autonomy and justice, and also codes like the American College of Emergency Physicians Code of Ethics for emergency physicians, there is not an standard in this practice because such situations are as variable as patients. In this article we analyze the most common circumstances and we give some basis to follow on this cases.

Palavras-chave : bioetical; emergency; decisions.

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