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Nurses play an integral role in the advocacy of the patients and families in which they serve. Whether it be advocating for more aggressive treatment to meet their patient’s needs, or escalating perceived ethical challenges in nursing practice to the ethics committee, nurses are trusted to do what’s best for their patients. In order for nurses to do what is considered to be 'best' for their patients, we must first understand the basics of ethics as it applies to nursing.