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Abedini E, Moosazadeh M, Abedi G, Rostami F, Shojaee J. Health service providers, viewpoint about awareness and observation of patients’ rights in Iran: A systematic review. Clin Exc 2016; 5 (1) :35-49
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     Reported rates of awareness and observation of patient`s rights inside the country are very different. Likely in this regard, a systematic review can present a closer detail and coordination of subject to better decision-making and policy. So, this systematic review study was performed to determine the health services providers` viewpoint about the awareness and observation of patient`s rights in Iran.

Iranian prior related studies published in inner and outer databases were searched with keywords such as; patient`s rights, patient`s rights in Iran, patient bill of right, patient bill Iran and its equivalent Persian word and finally, relevant documents were entered to the study using systematic review studies criteria.

Health service providers` average awareness of patient`s rights was variable from 5.1 to 95.5 percent and also was variable for patient`s rights charter from 1.8 to 93 percent. In other words, health service providers` overall awareness rate was 34.5 percent in good level, 46 percent in moderate percent and 19.5 percent in weak level. Also, health service providers` overall observation rate was 72.5 percent.

Simple review of studied documents in this survey showed that average awareness of patient`s rights places in low level. So, the compilation of comprehensive educational program in the form of training employee must recurrently consider with the health policy makers till reach to the acceptable level in Iran.

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Type of Study: Review | Subject: مديريت خدمات بهداشتي و درماني
Received: 2016/02/13 | Accepted: 2016/08/18 | Published: 2016/08/18

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