Medical Personnel's Legal Awareness as the Key of Principal Quality of Work with Minor Patients

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Abstract

Nowadays increasing attention is paidto the issues of the relationships between minor patients and medical personnel. There are several problematical issues in relationships mentioned aboveand one of the most significant is the legal regulationawareness of people providing medical services. The aim ofthe study is to make evaluationof the legal knowledge of medical personnel who work with minor patients and find out the main problems medical personnel deal with in particular area. Material and methods: the first group consisting of 70 medical personnel completed the questionnaire about knowledge of legal regulations by medical personnel.As the result the participants possess the low level of knowledge in providing information to minor patients about their health status. Insufficient knowledge is resulting inlow quality of legal perspective of provided services. And this fact puts medical personnel at risk of being liablefor breaching the laws.
Translated title of the contributionMedical Personnel's Legal Awareness as the Key of Principal Quality of Work with Minor Patients
Original languageLatvian
Pages (from-to)190-198
JournalSOCIETY, INTEGRATION, EDUCATION, VOL IV
VolumeIV
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • minor patients
  • medical personnel's awareness
  • patient's rights

Field of Science

  • 5.5 Law

Publication Type

  • 3.2. Articles or chapters in other proceedings other than those included in 3.1., with an ISBN or ISSN code

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