Violence in health care: the reality of occupational risk

Weir, Evelyn C and Carline, Tom (1999) Violence in health care: the reality of occupational risk. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 6 (2). pp. 60-63. ISSN 1741-1645

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjtr.1999.6.2.14006

Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Podiatry
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2009 14:22
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2017 11:45
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/900

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