Prevalence of workplace violence against nurses in Hong Kong.

@article{Kwok2006PrevalenceOW,
  title={Prevalence of workplace violence against nurses in Hong Kong.},
  author={Raymond Kwok and Yin kum Law and Kelly E Li and Y. C. Ng and M. H. Cheung and Vincent K P Fung and K. T. Kwok and Justin Man-Kit Tong and Po-Yin Yen and Wing Cheong Leung},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={6-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence and nature of workplace violence against nurses, and how nurses deal with such aggression; and to identify the risk factors related to violence in the hospital environment. DESIGN Cross-sectional questionnaire study. SETTING University teaching hospital, Hong Kong. PARTICIPANTS All nursing staff in the hospital, except nurses who were unable to read Chinese or who did not have patient contact (eg those worked in administrative positions), were… CONTINUE READING
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