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Perception hospitalized Patients from respect for Privacy
Tayebeh Hasan Tehrani, Sadat Seyed Bagher Maddah, Masoud Fallahi-Khoshknab *, Farahnaz Mohammadi Shahboulaghi, Abbas Ebadi
Department of Nursing, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran , msflir@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Privacy is one of the basic human needs and one of the most important nursing concepts of care ethics. Several definitions have been proposed for it, since the cultural norms and values of each society and the specific position of each individual in the community are effective in defining and determining its scope. Therefore, in order to provide proper cultural care, it is important to examine the privacy of patients. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the viewpoints of hospitalized Patients to Respecting Privacy.
Methods: The present study was carried out with qualitative content analysis method on 20 patients hospitalized in internal and surgical wards of governmental hospitals of Tehran in 2017. Data collection was based on Purposive sampling and using semi-structured individual interviews. In interviews; hospitalized patients reported experiences with respect to their privacy during hospitalization. The interviews were recorded and handwritten and analyzed on the basis of qualitative content analysis.
 Results: The analysis of hospitalized patients' experiences with respect to privacy in the hospital resulted in the extraction of five Category and 10 subcategory. The privacy implications included the dynamics of privacy, physical privacy, information privacy, psycho-social privacy and Religious spirituality privacy.
Conclusion: The findings of this study showed that privacy of hospitalized patients has different dimensions and care should be taken to all aspects of it. According to the findings of this study, we can conclude that privacy policies should be provided according to the patient's perspective in the health care system.
Keywords: respct, privacy, patient, qualitative content analysis
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Type of Study: qualitative research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2018/01/16 | Accepted: 2018/01/23 | Published: 2018/04/9
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Hasan Tehrani T, Seyed Bagher Maddah S, Fallahi-Khoshknab M, Mohammadi Shahboulaghi F, Ebadi A. Perception hospitalized Patients from respect for Privacy. IJNR. 2018; 13 (1) :80-87
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