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Title: The concepts of autonomy, privacy and informed consent in nursing
Authors: Lemonidou, Chryssoula 
Kapela, M 
Panagiotou, A 
Arndt, Marianne 
Dassen, Theo 
Gasull, Maria 
Scott, Philomena Anne 
Välimäki, Maritta 
Leino-Kilpi, Helena 
Merkouris, Anastasios 
Issue Date: 1993
Source: Nosileftiki, 2007, Vol. 3, pp. 209-215
Abstract: The concepts of autonomy, privacy and informed consent in nursing. In this article a research program is presented being funded by the European Union. The program has been organized and will be implemented by Universities of five European countries: Finland, England, Germany, Greece and Spain. Purpose of the study is: 1) to develop a common knowledge base concerning the concepts of autonomy, privacy and informed consent, 2) to determine and describe the differences and problems in implementing these contents between these five countries. Methods: The sample will include patients and nurses from surgical and maternity wards as well as elderly patients (over 65) from long term care facilities. The study includes two phases: 1) review of theoretical and empirical data and development of a questionnaire, 2) collection and analysis of study data. Conclusion: The goal is to en-chance ethical knowledge base for nursing professionals in order to maintain Righ ethical standards in nursing and to improve the quality of nursing and health care in Europe.
Type: Article
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