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 0029-6570Full text not available from this repository.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||acutely ill patients, aggressive behaviour, staff safety|
|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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