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Patient Rights

"Patient Rights" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Fundamental claims of patients, as expressed in statutes, declarations, or generally accepted moral principles. (Bioethics Thesaurus) The term is used for discussions of patient rights as a group of many rights, as in a hospital's posting of a list of patient rights.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Patient Rights" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Patient Rights" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 85 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2008
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