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Factors that influence aggressive behaviour in acute care settings

Factors that influence aggressive behaviour in acute care settings

Ferns, Terry (2007) Factors that influence aggressive behaviour in acute care settings. Nursing Standard, 21 (33). pp. 41-45. ISSN 0029-6570

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Abstract

Patients with critical illness or severe trauma may feel fear, anxiety and powerlessness, which can lead to aggressive behaviour. This article examines factors that contribute to patient aggression in acute care areas and identifies how these incidents can be minimised.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: acutely ill patients, aggressive behaviour, staff safety
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Health & Social Care
School of Health & Social Care > Department of Acute & Continuing Care
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:07
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/2552

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