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    • Patients' rights development in Europe, December 1998 / by Dimo Iliev and Mikko Vienonen 

      Iliev, Dimo; Vienonen, Mikko; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/CARE 03 02 02, 1998)‎
      The promotion of patients' rights, being a dynamic process, is difficult to monitor. Medical progress and the concomitant challenges to the rights of patients, combined with changes in society and countries' legal frameworks, necessitate an assessment of the experience gained in promoting these rights. Existing instruments dealing with patients' rights then need revision and updating to ensure that they are constantly protected and respected, and to prevent their violation. A further challenge will be to monitor and assess the real implementation ...