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Ethical violations in the clinical setting: the hidden curriculum learning experience of Pakistani nurses

  • Sara Rizvi Jafree1, 2,
  • Rubeena Zakar1,
  • Florian Fischer3Email author and
  • Muhammad Zakria Zakar1
BMC Medical Ethics201516:16

Received: 31 October 2014

Accepted: 3 March 2015

Published: 19 March 2015

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3 Mar 2015 Editorially accepted
19 Mar 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12910-015-0011-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Forman Christian College, Sociology Department, University of the Punjab, Gulberg, Pakistan
School of Public Health, Department of Public Health Medicine, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany