- The patient has the right to respect intimacy and dignity, especially the provision of health care.
- The right to honor includes the right to die in peace and dignity.
- A family member may be present when medical care is provided.
Explanation: This law protects the patient’s intimacy, for example , by checking in bed or discussing the patient’s condition and health. This is not possible with other patients or bystanders. In clinical centers where medical students are involved in the research and treatment process, the physician must notify the patient and seek his or her consent before taking any action. Often it is just a polite look, but how much it affects the comfort of the patient!
The patient’s right to medical cards
- The patient has the right to check medical records concerning the state of health and the medical services rendered to him.
- The patient has the right to ensure the protection of information in medical records and other information related to the provision of health services.
Explanation: Similar to the patient’s opinion on the right to information (point II)