Navigating Attacks Against Health Care Workers in the COVID-19 Era
Larkin, H. (2021). Navigating Attacks Against Health Care Workers in the COVID-19 Era. Journal of the American Medical Association. 325(18): 1822-1824.
The author examines potential reasons behind the increase in violence against healthcare workers during the pandemic, including staffing shortages, visitor restrictions, and “changes in their patient population.” The author also reiterates the importance of reporting and the potential for technology to be used to help prevent healthcare violence.