Relation between policies and work related assault: Minnesota Nurses' Study.

@article{Nachreiner2005RelationBP,
  title={Relation between policies and work related assault: Minnesota Nurses' Study.},
  author={Nancy M Nachreiner and Susan Goodwin Gerberich and Patricia Marie McGovern and Timothy Robert Church and Helen E Hansen and Mindy S Geisser and Andrew D. Ryan},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={62 10},
  pages={675-81}
}
AIMS To assess the relation between violence prevention policies and work related assault. METHODS From Phase 1 of the Minnesota Nurses' Study, a population based survey of 6300 Minnesota nurses (response 79%), 13.2% reported experiencing work related physical assault in the past year. In Phase 2, a case-control study, 1900 nurses (response 75%) were questioned about exposures relevant to violence, including eight work related violence prevention policy items. A comprehensive causal model… CONTINUE READING