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's Hospital Luodong

The Patients¡¦Rights

  1. You have the right for not being discriminated because of race, skin color, sex, age, nationality, religion, socioeconomic level and disease status.
  2. You have the right to receive professional care.
  3. You have the right to receive reasonable care with continuity; not subject to undue Medical process and inappropriate medical behavior.
  4. You have the right to know the accurate and complete medical information including disease status, diagnosis, prognosis, risk of medical tests,therapeutic plan and drug consultation.
  5. You have the right to participate the discussion about your medical care, and make your own decisions.
  6. You have the right to understand and to refuse the physician¡¦s suggestion for examination, therapy, operation, or medical research plans, and the right to seek for second opinions.
  7. You have the right to receive adequate medical service. Our hospital will provide the holistic medical care.
  8. You have the right to receive religious support.
  9. You have the right to privacy. Your medical condition will be kept in confidence.
  10. You have the right to request to die with dignity within legal restraints.
  11. For the medical care you have the right to request for personal service, the right to complain for any dissatisfaction, and expect an adequate reply.
  12. You have the right to obtain copies of pertinent laboratory reports, certificate for the diagnosis and discharge summary.
  13. For your medical autonomy, you have the right to choose and sign your ¡§Health Care Proxy Appointments ¡¨, ¡§Advance Directives for Hospice and Palliative Cares¡¨, ¡§Advance Directive for Do Not Resuscitate¡¨,
    ¡§Consent for Do Not Apply Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment¡¨ and ¡§Withdrawing of the Advance Directives for Hospice and Palliative Cares and Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment¡¨. Physician, respecting your choice, will provide supportive cares which focus on comfort rather than on treatment to prolonged life, and will not administer too invasive and unnecessary resuscitation.
  14. To change the limited life into a generous benevolence, our hospital supports the National Health Policy and provides consultation about Organ Donation Consent. You can get information from the Department
    of Social Work for further understanding of the procedures and rules of organ donation and make the best decision.
    ¡°For information regarding consent for organ donation, please call social worker at 03-9544106, ext6130¡ã6137
    ¡° Service hotline (03)9544106, ext6141 or 6142