STAMP: components of observable behaviour that indicate potential for patient violence in emergency departments.

@article{Luck2007STAMPCO,
  title={STAMP: components of observable behaviour that indicate potential for patient violence in emergency departments.},
  author={Lauretta Luck and Debra Jackson and Kim Usher},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={11-9}
}
AIM This paper is the report of a study to explicate the components of observable behaviour that indicate a potential for violence in patients, their family and friends when presenting at an emergency department. BACKGROUND Violence towards nurses is a contemporary, multifaceted problem for the healthcare workforce globally. International literature identifies emergency departments as having high levels of violence. METHOD A mixed method case study design was adopted, and data were… CONTINUE READING