Violence towards nursing staff in emergency departments in one Turkish city


ERGUN F. S. , Karadakovan A.

INTERNATIONAL NURSING REVIEW, vol.52, no.2, pp.154-160, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2005.00420.x
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL NURSING REVIEW
  • Page Numbers: pp.154-160
  • Keywords: emergency department, nurse, violence

Abstract

Aim: To determine the incidence of violence faced by nurses in emergency departments (ED) in a Turkish city, whether any of the incidents were reported and what legal action was taken. The second aim was to identify nurses' attitudes towards these incidents and the relevance of their professional background.