Figure 1.

A Venn-Euler diagram of values. Values are the universe, while virtues and principles are subsets. The subset of virtue considers those values that refer directly to the healthcare personnel, their traits of character and decision-making. The subset of Principles expresses a normative procedure according to which actions can be guided to reach certain values [29].

Altamirano-Bustamante et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:39   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-39
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