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Esmaeili R, Lameh Jouybari A. Violence against Emergency Nurses and some related factors. Clin Exc 2020; 9 (4) :34-44
URL: http://ce.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-495-en.html
Associate Prof., Orthopedic Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
Abstract:   (3938 Views)
Violence against nurses is one of the growing problems around the world. One of the concerns of health workers is violence at work, which is one of the effective factors in decreasing the working quality and satisfaction of staff and patients. The emergency department, because of its working nature is an environment full of violence and can easily turn to a place for violent behavior. The purpose of this study was to systematically investigate the determination of violence against emergency nurses.
This study is a narrative review that searches through databases, Google Scholar. PubMed. SCOPUS, Scientific Jihad Scientific Database (SID), Magiran (Bank of journals of the country). Criteria’s for articles entry included: researches related to emergency nurses, publishing article in Persian or English , the accessibility to the article’s full text. Finally, 15 articles were selected for the purpose of the research. The findings were categorized into 8 main categories, violent characteristics, nurses characteristics,  nurses reactions to violence, Reporting rates and reasons for not reporting, violet’s characteristics, Problems that cause violence, Legal dimensions of violence, Violence reduction strategies.
Most of the violence against nurses is verbal and then physical; sexual and racial violence have been studied in a few studies. The concerning matter is the low rate of reporting and follow-up after violence which needs to be mitigated by planning and policy.
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: پرستاری
Received: 2019/12/12 | Accepted: 2020/01/30 | Published: 2020/04/7

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