The relationship of health-related quality of life to workplace physical violence against nurses by psychiatric patients

@article{Chen2010TheRO,
  title={The relationship of health-related quality of life to workplace physical violence against nurses by psychiatric patients},
  author={Wen-Ching Chen and Chuan-Ju Huang and Jing-Shiang Hwang and Chiao-Chicy Chen},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={1155-1161}
}
PurposeTo clarify the relationship of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) to workplace physical violence (WPV) against nurses by psychiatric patients.MethodsA Web-based WHOQOL-BREF was used to assess HRQoL and an intranet Workplace Violence Report System was used to record WPV incidents in order to design prospective longitudinal repeat measures over a period of 12 months, as well as using a subject-domain approach to detect any significant association between HRQoL and WPV.ResultsA total of… 

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