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Respectful care of human dignity: how is it perceived by patients and nurses?
  1. Rahime Aydın Er1,
  2. Aysel İncedere2,
  3. Selda Öztürk3
  1. 1 Department of History of Medicine and Ethics, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
  2. 2 Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, The Institute of Health Sciences, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
  3. 3 Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Rahime Aydın Er, Department of History of Medicine and Ethics, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli 41380, Turkey; raay{at}kocaeli.edu.tr

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  • Contributors RAE, AI and SO conceived and designed the study. AI and SO did recruitment of participants and data collection and drafted the manuscript. RAE contributed to data collection, statistical analysis and interpretation and revising the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Human Research Ethics Committee, Kocaeli University (date 20 February 2012, number: KOUHREI 6/8).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Presented at This study was presented during the 8th International Congress of Turkish Bioethics Association ’Human in the Bioethics, Biotechnology and Biopolitics' at 9–12 April 2015 in Ankara (Respectful Care to Human Dignity: How Perceived by Patients and Nurses? Abstract Book s. 70-71).

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Footnotes

  • Contributors RAE, AI and SO conceived and designed the study. AI and SO did recruitment of participants and data collection and drafted the manuscript. RAE contributed to data collection, statistical analysis and interpretation and revising the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Human Research Ethics Committee, Kocaeli University (date 20 February 2012, number: KOUHREI 6/8).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Presented at This study was presented during the 8th International Congress of Turkish Bioethics Association ’Human in the Bioethics, Biotechnology and Biopolitics' at 9–12 April 2015 in Ankara (Respectful Care to Human Dignity: How Perceived by Patients and Nurses? Abstract Book s. 70-71).

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