Violence against nurses in healthcare facilities in Kuwait.

  title={Violence against nurses in healthcare facilities in Kuwait.},
  author={S. Maurice Adib and Ahmad K Al-Shatti and Shadia Kamal and Najwa El-Gerges and Mariam Al-Raqem},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  volume={39 4},
A national cross-sectional survey was conducted to document the prevalence and determinants of violence against nurses in healthcare facilities in Kuwait. It involved all nurses employed in all types of health-related facilities and available in the country in May 1999. The questionnaire was completed by 5876 nurses (85% females, 88% non-Kuwaitis). Verbal violence had been experienced in the 6 previous months by 48% of the group, and physical violence by 7%. There was no physical harm reported… CONTINUE READING

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