Successful implementation of policies addressing lateral violence.

  title={Successful implementation of policies addressing lateral violence.},
  author={Joy H Coursey and Ricardo E. Rodriguez and Loraine S Dieckmann and Paul N. Austin},
  journal={AORN journal},
  volume={97 1},
Lateral violence is a problem in nursing despite policies addressing the issue, which suggests that implementation of these policies may be ineffective. We used an evidence-based approach to locate and appraise evidence about effectively implementing lateral violence policies. Our search strategy emphasized preappraised evidence, and we found 12 sources that met our inclusion criteria. Most evidence was from low-level sources, which is not surprising due to the subjective and sensitive nature… CONTINUE READING