Violence and aggression: how nurses perceive their own and colleagues’ risk
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Violence and aggression: how nurses perceive their own and colleagues’ risk

Hannah Landy Senior staff nurse, A&E, The Royal London Hospital

Nurses feel that those who work in A&E are at a higher risk of violence than colleagues in other Clinical areas. But this is a false perception, says HANNAH LANDY

Researchers recognise that healthcare workers, particularly nurses, are at risk of violence at work (Carter 2000, Clement 1992, Schnieden and Marren-Bell 1995).

Emergency Nurse. 13, 7, 12-15. doi: 10.7748/en2005.11.13.7.12.c1195

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