Workplace Violence Against Doctors Characteristics Risk Factors and Mitigation Strategies
Kumari, A., Kaur, T., Ranjan, P., et al. (2020). Workplace Violence Against Doctors: Characteristics, Risk Factors, and Mitigation Strategies. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. 66(3): 149-154.
The authors reviewed literature between 2000 and 2019 that covered healthcare violence across the world. They created a classification scheme that ranked violence according to severity; examined risk factors, the issue of under-reporting, and the impact of workplace violence on staff; and reviewed interventions and areas to focus on when developing mitigation strategies.