Defining the severity of workplace violent events among medical and non-medical samples. A pilot study.

@article{Anderson2001DefiningTS,
  title={Defining the severity of workplace violent events among medical and non-medical samples. A pilot study.},
  author={Cheryl Ann Anderson},
  journal={Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={
          225-30
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to describe and compare medical and non-medical individuals' violence severity rank for 13 commonly cited events illustrative of workplace violence. One hundred thirty-six college students were provided a short checklist of 13 violent events in the workplace to determine the violence severity rank for each event. Two groups of college students with (n = 69) and without (n = 67) medical background participated. Student and registered nurses (medical group) agreed on… CONTINUE READING

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