Patient-related violence against emergency department nurses.

@article{Pich2010PatientrelatedVA,
  title={Patient-related violence against emergency department nurses.},
  author={Jacqueline Vivienne Pich and Michael J Hazelton and Deborah Sundin and Ashley K. Kable},
  journal={Nursing & health sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          268-74
        }
}
In a finding that reflects international experiences, nurses in Australia have been identified as the occupation at most risk of patient-related violence in the health-care sector. A search of the literature was undertaken to explore this concept, with a focus on the emergency department and triage nurses. Significant findings included the fact that nurses are subjected to verbal and physical abuse so frequently that, in many instances, it has become an accepted part of the job. This attitude… CONTINUE READING
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