Nurses' attitudes and reactions to workplace violence in obstetrics and gynaecology departments in Cairo hospitals.

@article{Samir2012NursesAA,
  title={Nurses' attitudes and reactions to workplace violence in obstetrics and gynaecology departments in Cairo hospitals.},
  author={Nermin Samir and Reda Mohamed and Ehab Moustafa and H Abou Saif},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={198-204}
}
This study aimed to identify forms of workplace violence against obstetrics and gynaecology nurses and assess their reaction and attitude to it. A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in 2009 among 416 randomly selected nurses in obstetrics and gynaecology departments in 8 hospitals in Cairo, Egypt. Data were collected using a self-completed questionnaire and Likert scale to record sociodemographic characteristics, exposure to workplace violence and its types, and nurses' reaction… CONTINUE READING
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