The rights of nurses*


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    Based on a paper read at the 16th Quadrennial Congress of the International Council of Nurses, Tokyo, Japan, on 3 June 1977.


The rights of nurses are those of all individuals in society. This paper examines some of the fundamental issues imderlying the ‘rights of nurses’ in the context of the declaration of a belief in the inalienable rights of all members of society.