Attitudes of prehospital emergency care professionals toward refusal of treatment: A regional survey in Turkey

Erbay H., ALAN S. , Kadioglu S.

NURSING ETHICS, cilt.21, ss.530-539, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/0969733013505311
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.530-539


Introduction: Prehospital emergency medicine is a specific field of emergency medicine. The basic approach of prehospital emergency medicine is to provide patients with medical intervention at the scene of the incident. This special environment causes health professionals to encounter various problems. One of the most important problems in this field is ethics, in particular questions involving refusal of treatment and the processes associated with it.