Emerging health sector problems affecting patient rights in Turkey

Buken N. , Buken E.

NURSING ETHICS, cilt.11, sa.6, ss.610-624, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1191/0969733004ne742oa
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.610-624


It is accepted throughout the world today that a new approach is needed to health care, one that brings to the forefront the role of economic development. This situation has also increased the importance of the health care sector and health data have begun to take a significant place in countries' development indicators. Health care services as a basic indicator of social and economic development in Turkey, as in the rest of the world, continue to gain in importance. However, there is a significant difference between health indicators for Turkey, which is a candidate for full membership of the European Union, and European Union countries.