Exposure of prehospital providers to violence and abuse.

@article{Pozzi1998ExposureOP,
  title={Exposure of prehospital providers to violence and abuse.},
  author={Chiara Pozzi},
  journal={Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={320-3}
}
  • Chiara Pozzi
  • Published 1998 in
    Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official…
INTRODUCTION Before 1994, violence toward EMS personnel was informally recognized but was the subject of only limited scientific investigation. Confrontations with EMS personnel in the out-of-hospital workplace appear to involve verbal and physical assaults, injuries, disabilities, and mental stresses and often seem to go unreported. Without formal recognition of violent encounters, EMS agencies are unlikely to implement appropriate policies, procedures, or training to deal with this issue… CONTINUE READING

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