Privacy in hospital.

  title={Privacy in hospital.},
  author={Erik B{\"a}ck and Karin F Wikblad},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={27 5},
Privacy during hospitalization can be jeopardized as caring situations are often intimate. The aims of the current study were to explore patients' and nurses' attitudes towards privacy and to study whether nurses' perceptions of patients' privacy needs corresponded with the patients' own reported needs. Two questionnaires were used for the data collection, which included 120 consecutive patients and 42 nurses responsible for the participating patients' individual care. The main findings… CONTINUE READING

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