Characteristics of people who assault nurses in clinical practice
Ferns, Terry (2007) Characteristics of people who assault nurses in clinical practice. Nursing Standard, 21 (50). pp. 35-39. ISSN 0029-6570Full text not available from this repository.
This article discusses certain variables relating to the characteristics of people who assault nurses, including patients, relatives and friends. The author suggests that the nature of nurses' occupational roles and responsibilities puts them at risk in their work but that individual or organisational strategies can be developed to minimise this risk.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||aggression, challenging behaviour, occupational health and safety, violence|
|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 15:23|
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