Is Your Hospital Safe? Disruptive Behavior and Workplace Bullying

  title={Is Your Hospital Safe? Disruptive Behavior and Workplace Bullying},
  author={William Flynn Martin},
  journal={Hospital Topics},
  pages={21 - 28}
  • W. Martin
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Medicine, Business, Psychology
  • Hospital Topics
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