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Right to keep in touch
The institution has the right to leave
There is a right to information
Right to refuse benefits
Right to access your health documentation
There is a right to medical confidentiality
Enhancing patient rights
The patient rights representative
Health Law '97
II. chapter
Patients' rights and obligations
Right to keep in touch
11.§
The patient may exercise the rights set forth in paragraphs 2 to 7 subject to conditions in the inpatient health care system, while respecting the rights of his or her patients, and ensuring the smooth functioning of patient care. The detailed rules for this should be laid down in the in-house health care system. The Rules of Procedure may provide for additional rights in addition to those set forth in paragraphs 2 to 7.
The patient is entitled to maintain contact with other persons during the inpatient hospital stay. If the patient forbids the disclosure of any other treatment information or other information regarding the treatment, this decision should be respected, and care should be exercised and attended to.
A severely ill patient has the right to abstain from being a person as defined in § 16 (1) - (2) in the event of his or her incapacity. For the purposes of this paragraph, the condition of a patient who is physically incapable of self-medication, or unable to cure his or her pain, or suffering from a psychological crisis shall be in a serious condition.
A minor patient shall have the right to be accompanied by his or her parent, his or her legal representative or his or her relatives or legal representative.
The parent woman has the right to have her or her adult child undergoing labor during and after childbirth, and, after birth, to have her or her newborn child in full health.
Patients have the right to have contact and freedom to practice their religious beliefs with the Church.
The patient is entitled to use his or her own clothes and personal belongings due to a lack of availability of the law.
The institution has the right to leave
12.§
The patient has the right to leave the health institution, provided that it does not jeopardize his or her physical examination and health. This right may be restricted only in the cases specified by law.
If the intйzmйny elhagyбsбra not the patient elbocsбtбsбval kerьl series of kezelхorvos this tйnyt feltьnteti patient egйszsйgьgyi dokumentбciуjбban, tovбbbб if the patient бllapota justify the intйzmйny elhagyбsбnak tйnyйrхl йrtesнti the illetйkes hatуsбgokat and cselekvхkйptelen and korlбtozottan cselekvхkйpes patient esetйn the tцrvйnyes kйpviselхt. If the patient reports the intention to lose to the attending physician, this fact must be reported in the patient's medical record.
The patient or his / her dependency should be informed of the dismissal beforehand, preferably at least 24 hours in advance of the planned dismissal.
In the case of an incapacitated patient, the right under paragraph 1 may be exercised with the consent of the legal representative.
There is a right to information
13.§
The patient shall be kept informed of the state of health by the attending physician or person performing the intervention, taking into account the provisions of § 135 (1).
The patient should be advised of the following before the start of each procedure:
accepting and rejecting the proposed intervention, suspected diagnosis, false prognosis,
the necessary examinations, interventions, scheduled dates,
the treatment recommended by the attending physician and its consequences,
the nature, the risks, and the consequences of the risks involved, and the proposed therapy is known for its side effects - more common or severe -
possible alternatives to procedures, methods,
the purpose of the planned examination, intervention, the expected outcome and the risk of loss or failure,
its right to make a decision regarding the proposed investigation or intervention,
the Service, its rejection, including the immediate and implied dangers and consequences of the consent already given,
the nature and timing of the proposed benefits, their likely duration, and any other consequences that may be necessary
the existence of examinations, interventions in the same or other health service for a reason similar to that recommended,
is afraid of the changes that will occur in your health after the end of your care, what further benefits you will need, and what you are advised to pursue,
the desired therapeutic effect of the drug, its side effects, and the possible consequences of taking more than one drug,
you may apply for reimbursement for the application you intend to pay.
In addition to the provisions of paragraph 2, the patient shall be offered the opportunity to request further information.
The patient should be advised of the outcome or possible failure of the examination and of any intervention, and of the reasons for it, after treatment.
The information in paragraphs 2 to 4 shall be communicated to the patient in a manner that is meaningful to the patient, having regard to his or her age, education, knowledge, state of mind, and the wording expressed in this regard. For information, an interpreter or a signal interpreter shall be provided as and when possible.
Oral information is not a substitute for the provision of pre-prepared general information.
Right to refuse benefits
20.§
Patients with active disabilities have the right to refuse treatment unless failure to do so would endanger the life or physical integrity of others.
Right to access your health documentation
24.§
Patients have the right to access the information contained in their health records and have the right to request information about their health, subject to the provisions of § 135.
The patient is entitled
receive information on the management of data related to case management,
to know the health data concerning him
view and obtain a copy of your health documentation at your own expense
receive a final report (§ 137) upon dismissal from the health institution,
get health data for a justified purpose - at your own expense - get a summary or an abstract written opinion.
(4) The patient shall have the right to initiate the supplementation or correction of the medical documentation which he considers to be inaccurate or incomplete, which the physician or other data controller shall note in the documentation. Faulty health data cannot be erased after data acquisition, and must be corrected so that the originally recorded data can be validated.
There is a right to medical confidentiality
25.§
Patients have the right to be examined and treated only by those who need to participate in the examination or whose attendance the patient has requested, unless they have a medical history.
The patient has the right to be examined and treated under conditions such that no other person can see or hear it without his or her consent, except in urgent need.
Enhancing patient rights
28.§
The health service is required to inform the patient, at the time of admission or before treatment, of the patient's rights, depending on his or her health status. This provision applies mutatis mutandis to any other person entitled to exercise the right of self-determination.
The patient rights representative
30.§
The Patient Representative shall, in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (5), protect the rights of patients as set forth in this Act, and shall assist them in becoming aware of and upholding their rights.
In particular, the activities of patients' rights representatives shall include:
assists the patient in accessing health records, comments, requests,
help the patient formulate a complaint, start investigating it,
on the basis of the patient's written authorization, he / she may complain to the head of the health institution,
regularly informs health care professionals about the rules on patient rights, how they are changed, and how health rights are reviewed in the health care institution.