Violence Against Nurses Working in US Emergency Departments

@article{GackiSmith2010ViolenceAN,
  title={Violence Against Nurses Working in US Emergency Departments},
  author={Jessica Gacki-Smith and Altair M Juarez and Lara Boyett and Cathy Homeyer and Linda Robinson and Susan L Maclean},
  journal={JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration},
  year={2010},
  volume={39},
  pages={340-349}
}
Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate emergency nurses' experiences and perceptions of violence from patients and visitors in US emergency departments (EDs). Background: The ED is a particularly vulnerable setting for workplace violence, and because of a lack of standardized measurement and reporting mechanisms for violence in healthcare settings, data are scarce. Methods: Registered nurse members (n = 3,465) of the Emergency Nurses Association participated in this cross… 
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