Workplace Violence Against Pharmacists A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Srikanth Bhagavathula, A., Obamiro, K., Hussain, Z., and Tesfaye, W. (2022). Workplace Violence Against Pharmacists: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of the American Pharmacist. 63(1):23-31.
The authors reviewed literature through 2021 to estimate global rates of violence against pharmacists. Of the six studies (n=1896 pharmacists) they reviewed, the estimate of pharmacists experiencing violence was 45%. Rates were higher for pharmacists in the community setting; the authors emphasize the need for more research, particularly in the U.S.