Ethics and quality in blood services

  • María del Carmen García Crispieri Programa Nacional de Sangre, Ministerio de Salud y Deportes, La Paz


The increasing link among ethics-science-technology-quality-society, especially in the last four decades, has had great implications in transfusion medicine. In present study, relations among ethics, bioethics and quality aspects and their application in the field of transfusion medicine are analyzed, as a necessary consequence of principles that influence physical, psychological and spiritual lives of persons.
Keywords science, society, quality, bioethics, secure blood donation and transfusion