Workplace Violence in Emergency Medicine Current Knowledge and Future Directions
Kowalenko, T., Cunningham, R., Sachs, C.J., et al. (2012). Workplace Violence in Emergency Medicine: Current Knowledge and Future Directions. (Abstract only.) Journal of Emergency Medicine. 43(3):523-31.
The authors reviewed literature on emergency department workplace violence and found that staff face higher risk of physical assaults compared to other health settings. They offer suggestions for preventing and reducing violent incidents.