Journal article

Prevention and management of occupational violence and aggression in healthcare: A scoping review

J Morphet, D Griffiths, J Beattie, D Velasquez Reyes, K Innes

Collegian | Elsevier BV | Published : 2018

Abstract

Background: Workplace violence is prevalent in healthcare, and significant resources have been invested in its prevention and management. Internationally, guidance materials developed by government and non-government bodies advise on the management of workplace violence, yet a dearth of research to support these interventions exists. Aim: To examine the evidence relating to the effectiveness of interventions to prevent and manage workplace violence perpetrated by consumers in healthcare. Methods: A scoping review method was used. Scopus, OVID Medline, PubMed, CINAHL Plus, ProQuest Central, and Google Scholar were searched and 2276 results were retrieved. Following screening by title and abst..

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