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  • Date
    2011-01-12
  • Title
    Occupational and demographic factors associated with violence in the emergency department
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Gates D, Gillespie G, Kowalenko T, Succpo P, Sanker M & Sharon F
  • Description
    "The objectives of this cross-sectional study were to (a) describe the frequency of workplace violence (WPV) against emergency department (ED) workers; (b) identify demographic and occupational characteristics related to WPV; and (c) identify demographic and occupational characteristics related to feelings of safety and level of confidence when dealing with WPV. "
  • Categories
    Work Environment
  • Keywords
    violence, emergency departments, frequency, demography, safety
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