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  • Date
    2009-04-23
  • Title
    Factors related to on-the-job abuse of nurses by patients
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Statistics Canada
  • Year
    2009
  • Author
    Shield M & Wilkins K
  • Description
    "Numerous studies indicate that health care providers, particularly nurses, face a high risk of on-the-job abuse from patients. This article examines physical and emotional abuse from patients in nurses working in hospitals or long-term care facilities." (excerpt from abstract)
  • Categories
    Work Environment
  • Keywords
    abuse, work environment, survey, canada
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