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Violence in health care: the reality of occupational risk

By Evelyn C Weir and Tom Carline

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Violence in the workplace is an increasing occupational risk for health-care workers and can range from verbal abuse to serious physical assault. Health-care professionals are at risk from patients, patients’ relatives and professional colleagues. This article provides an overview of the type and mode of violence evident in the health-care setting

Publisher: Mark Allen Publishing LTD
Year: 1999
OAI identifier: oai:eresearch.qmu.ac.uk:900
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