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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Violence at Work
Author(s): Paterson, Brodie
McComish, Alexander
Bradley, Patrick
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Keywords: Violence
Risk management
Safety factors
Issue Date: 10-Feb-1999
Date Deposited: 20-May-2013
Citation: Paterson B, McComish A & Bradley P (1999) Violence at Work. Nursing Standard, 13 (21), pp. 43-46.
Abstract: First paragraph: Nurses are three times more likely on average to experience violence in the workplace than other occupational groups. There is concern that violence in health care is on the increase, and not only in the traditionally ‘high risk' branches of practice. This article explores the health and safety issues, discussing risk assessment and management, training and staff support.
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