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2023, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part A

Identifying the nature of patient victimization in the government hospital: An empirical study on Tangail General Hospital, Tangail


Author(s): Md. Rahat Sikder, Sumona Sharmin and Nelufer Yesmin

Abstract: Patient victimization in the govt. hospital has become a common phenomenon in the health sector of Bangladesh. The main objectives of the study were to explore the nature, causes and types of patient victimization in the govt. hospital. The study area of this research was Tangail general hospital. Using non-probability sampling method was used to collect data from 50 respondents of three categories: released patient, hospitalized patients and their relatives through survey method. The findings of the study indicate that the doctor was not sincere about treatment due to corruption, irresponsible, greedy, negligence and they did not get available medicine from the govt. hospital. This study found that majority of the patient being victim in the pathology sector for more test and most of the victim’s social class are low and have no knowledge about the medicine and test report. Victimization of patient have a wide range of psychological impact such as panic, anger, depression and evenly death. So as soon as possible govt. should take necessary steps to reduce patient victimization and strictly prohibit doctor negligence and illegal practice of medical service.

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International Journal of Criminal, Common and Statutory Law
How to cite this article:
Md. Rahat Sikder, Sumona Sharmin, Nelufer Yesmin. Identifying the nature of patient victimization in the government hospital: An empirical study on Tangail General Hospital, Tangail. Int J Criminal Common Statutory Law 2023;3(2):28-34.
International Journal of Criminal, Common and Statutory Law

International Journal of Criminal, Common and Statutory Law

International Journal of Criminal, Common and Statutory Law
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