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Workplace violence involving radiographers at a state radiology department in Windhoek Namibia

  title={Workplace violence involving radiographers at a state radiology department in Windhoek Namibia},
  author={Mondjila Amkongo and C. Hattingh and E. Daniels and L. Kalondo and A. Karera and C. Nabasenja},
  journal={The South African Radiographer},
The international prevalence of workplace violence (WPV) in the healthcare sector, and isolated cases involving radiographers in a state radiology department in Windhoek, Namibia instigated this research. This study aimed to explore the prevalence of WPV, identify its perpetrators, and determine the emotional state and coping mechanisms of radiographers after WPV incidents. A standardised questionnaire that assessed WPV was distributed to the fifteen radiographers with experience of working… Expand
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