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Survey of nurses’ knowledge of patients' bill of rights in Birjand University of Medical Sciences during 2011
Ali Javadyneya, Mohamad Najafy Semnani , Nahid GHanbarzdeh, Sima Sorgi
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Introduction: This survey aimed to investigate the nurses' knowledge of patients' bill of rights in teaching hospitals affiliated to Birjand University of Medical Sciences during 2011. Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive and cross-sectional study in which 161 nurses working in hospitals of Birjand University of Medical Sciences were surveyed. The data collection tool comprised a questionnaire including demographic information and knowledge questions. SPSS 16.0 was used to analyze the data, using descriptive statistics and frequency tables. Results: The majority of participating nurses showed adequate knowledge of patients' rights in the field of health services disregarding the racial, religious, and cultural issues involved. Participants, on the other hand, had the least trust regarding the medical staff confidentiality and the presence of people not directly involved the treatment process. Comparisons between nurses' knowledge scores and other variables including gender, marital status, educational level, and occupation were fulfilled. Conclusion: Regarding the importance of Patients' bill of rights, authorities are demanded to provide adequate theoretical and practical guides for nurses and set additional sanctions for elevating the medical education system in country.
Keywords: Nurses, Patients\' Bill of Rights, Knowledge
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/07/6 | Accepted: 2013/10/16 | Published: 2013/10/16
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Javadyneya A, Najafy Semnani M, GHanbarzdeh N, Sorgi S. Survey of nurses’ knowledge of patients' bill of rights in Birjand University of Medical Sciences during 2011. J Educ Ethics Nurs. 2013; 2 (2)
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