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Azodi F, Mousavinasab M, Davani N, Mirzaei P, Jahanpour F. Attitudes of First and Last Year Medical Students about Respecting Patients' Rights in Hospitals of Bushehr University of Medical Sciences; A Comparative Study. ijme. 2019; 12 (1) :46-57
URL: http://ijme.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5991-en.html
1- Medical Student, Student Research Committee, Boushehr University of Medical Sciences, Boushehr, Iran
2- MSc in Nursing, Faculty Member of Nursing and Midwifery, Boushehr University of Medical Sciences, Boushehr, Iran
3- Associate Professor, Faculty Member of Nursing and Midwifery, Boushehr University of Medical Sciences, Boushehr, Iran
Abstract:   (163 Views)
Patient rights is one of the essential rights that should be considered by the medical staff, checking and comparing the attitudes of first and last year medical students to inform the ethical points of service delivery is important. The aim of this study was to compare and evaluate of first and last year medical students' attitude about respecting patients' rights in hospitals of Bushehr University of Medical Sciences. The present study was a descriptive, cross-sectional study carried out by using a questionnaire derived from Patient Right Charter approved by the Ministry of Health. The study population included all the first and last year of medical students of Bushehr University of Medical Sciences. The sample size was 113 and the sampling method was census. By using independent t-test and Pearson correlation, data analysis was performed by SPSS19 software. The attitude of first year students' was 76.36 ± 13.90 and among seniors was 71.63 ± 8.08, which was statistically significant (p<0.05). %52 of first and %84 of last year medical students had respectively and relatively favorable attitude regarding patients' rights. There was not statistically significant relationship between students' attitude and demographic factors. First year students had a better attitude among patient rights than the last year students. Therefore, planning to improve the students' attitude of observing patients' rights during the years of study is recommended.
 
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: اخلاق پزشکی
Received: 2018/03/19 | Accepted: 2019/03/4 | Published: 2019/07/16

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