Managing alcohol related aggression in the emergency department (Part II)
Cork, Alison and Ferns, Terry (2008) Managing alcohol related aggression in the emergency department (Part II). International Emergency Nursing, 16 (2). 88 - 93. ISSN 1755-599X (doi:10.1016/j.ienj.2007.12.002)Full text not available from this repository.
Violence in the emergency department (ED) is a global problem. In our first paper, we highlighted the potential psychological effects of alcohol intoxication, the literatures discussion of alcohol related violence in the emergency department and the importance of developing positive nurse/service user relationships. In this second paper, we discuss personal and organisational strategies clinical nursing staff may consider appropriate to minimise the risk of assault when caring for service users projecting alcohol related aggression.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||alcohol, violence, aggression, communication|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RT Nursing|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Health & Social Care|
School of Health & Social Care > Department of Acute & Continuing Care
|Last Modified:||11 Jan 2011 11:16|
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