Thanks to member Marge Benham-Hutchins RN, PhD for sending us the link to this RWJF initiative

http://www.rwjf.org/qualityequality/product.jsp?id=74596&cid=XEM_A6199

I especially liked this principle:

This relationship [nurse-patient] is grounded in confidentiality, where the patient defines the scope of the confidentiality. Patients are the best and ultimate source of information about their health status and retain the right to make their own decisions about care.

 

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