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The patient right is described as the code of behavior that governs interactions between individuals who receive health services and the organizations that provide them, and is owed by the patient to both the practitioner and the government. The status and preservation of this right as they pertain to the nursing profession[1, 2].
Health care professionals such as physicians, health assistants, and most importantly nurses are constantly in contact with patients, since nurses stay with the patient at all times to give care. To ensure the highest quality of care, healthcare nurses need not only be knowledgeable about illness but also aware of human rights violations and patient maltreatment that may occur in the hospital while delivering care[3, 4].