Patient's Bill of Rights Act 1998.

P. S. Fisher

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Abstract

For nurses, patient advocacy has always been a responsibility of practice. Advocacy is rooted in the concept of individual rights. Consumers of the product of health care now have increased protection because of the Patients' Bill of Rights Act of 1998. Legislation has created a template to outline important rights and processes to assure quality health care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-15
Number of pages3
JournalORL-head and neck nursing : official journal of the Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses
Volume17
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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