Considering theories of aggression in an emergency department context
Ferns, Terry (2007) Considering theories of aggression in an emergency department context. Accident and Emergency Nursing, 15 (4). 193 - 200. ISSN 0965-2302 (doi:10.1016/j.aaen.2007.06.005)Full text not available from this repository.
Internationally literature emphasises concern regarding the phenomenon of violence and aggression within the emergency field. This paper emphasises the important role education and training may play in reducing the risk of staff being exposed to violent or aggressive experiences. Furthermore, the paper emphasises, explores and discusses well recognised theories relating to aggression development. These theories can be used to explain both organisational strategies designed to minimise aggression in the emergency department and situational factors contributing to the development of aggressive interactions.
|Additional Information:||Accident and Emergency Nursing, renamed International Emergency Nursing from 2007.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||aggression, education, training, theories|
|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 11:53|
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