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GERMAN BES, Concha; ORKAIZAGIRRE GOMARA, Aintzane; HUERCANOS ESPARZA, Isabel  and  HUESO NAVARRO, Fabiola. Are nurses causing their own invisibility?: in relation to Maria's case. Index Enferm [online]. 2015, vol.24, n.3, pp.139-143. ISSN 1699-5988.

A case report of hospital care practice is presented. The performed and the omitted actions that promote the visibility or invisibility of nurses are analyzed. Following the aforementioned analysis, some suggestions are proposed regarding different skills, knowledge and attitudes from nurses that will lead to improved welfare levels, self-care and patient safety.

Keywords : Invisible Care; Patient Safety; Selfcare; Welfare; Nursing care; Problem-Based Learning.

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