Chapter 8 Violence Toward Clinicians

  title={Chapter 8 Violence Toward Clinicians},
  author={Burr S. Eichelman},
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the working conditions where clinician assault occurs and suggests that they may not have the direct control over their environment needed to successfully cope with the reality of assault by altering dangerous architecture or increasing staff to patient ratios. These same clinicians acknowledge that stressed or threatened individuals who cannot find concrete coping strategies to reduce the risk of harm, which is more likely to utilize the basic… CONTINUE READING