National Journal of Advanced Research

National Journal of Advanced Research


National Journal of Advanced Research
National Journal of Advanced Research
Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2018)

Nursing: Safeguarding for patient’s rights


Abeer El-Said Hassane El-sol, Ragaa Gasim Ahmed Mohmmed

Patient rights includes legal and ethical concerns between the patient and the health care provider as nurse, which is necessary to ensure that the patient’s right to receive quality health care. Respecting of the all patient's rights and dignity are vital principle of nursing profession. American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for nurses is regularly revised and refreshed in reply to the actualities of nursing and health care in altering the public. American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for nurses; it included nine provisions. In many countries, patient rights have been standardized legally and involve a common understanding of mutual respect. Healthcare providers must follow these standards and provide services of the highest possible moral and ethical level. They are 22 rights supported from many international organizations. Safeguard patients from harm resulting from the misconduct or negligence of the healthcare team. Nurses have the professional responsibility to provide impartial care and help ensure patient safety in emergency situations and not withdraw care until alternate care is available, regardless of the nurses’ personal beliefs.
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