Evaluation of Respect the Patients Rights: Nurses Perspective in Teaching Hospitals | Abstract

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)


Evaluation of Respect the Patients Rights: Nurses Perspective in Teaching Hospitals

Author(s):Azizollah Arbabisarjou, Sadegh Zare and Adel Kadkhodaie

Although all managers, directors, other professional health care specialists and those involved in state welfare agree with knowledge of patients' rights legislation in order to comply with it better and all the codes of medical ethics in this regard has emphasized. There is yet a somehow long way to reach the optimum goal, that of the achievement of the standard respect concerning the patient's right. As it stands, the present paper has conducted to investigate the respect of the patients’ right on behalf of the nurses’ perspective in teaching hospitals of the city of Zahedan. In the year 2016, this descriptive research was conducted on 98 nurses who employed at theteaching hospitals affiliated to the Zahedan University of Medical Science in Iran. The sampling and the selection of the nurses were carried out in a complete randomly manner. The questionnaire was set out in 2 parts with the 1st part focusing on demographic specifications including age , gender and the second part was related to the respecting the patient's right. The collected data was analyzed using the software SPSS version19 and descriptive statistics, Pearson coefficient and T test were applied. The average age of the participants proved to be 30.59 with 6.7 on either side of the tolerance scale(positive, negative. The male participant’s nurses were 25. The correlation between that of the age on one hand and that of the gender on the other were in clear evidence and accord with that of the average( median) for the patient rights, with the former standing at (P=0.001) and the latter presentable at (P=0.02) From the female nurses point of view, the maintenance of the patient rights were held at a higher rate, the average( median) of the patient and his awareness of his rights stood at 22.51 with 5.88 on either side of the tolerance scale , presenting a rather satisfactory level. According to these results and those of the nurses, the patient's rights presented a satisfactory and an acceptable level.

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