This article is intended to relate nurses’ self-rated perceptions of violence (emotional abuse, threat, or actual violence) on medical-surgical units to the nursing working environment and to patient outcomes.
Roche, Michael, Diers, Donna, Duffield, Christine, and Catling-Paull, Christine. Violence towards nurses, the work environment, and patient outcomes. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. March 2010. PubMed Central
The concept of justice is linked to the founding principles of biomedical ethics, and these must be upheld in order to practice in accordance with professional codes of ethics and conduct.
St Pierre, Isabelle, and Holmes, Dave. The relationship between organizational justice and workplace aggression. Journal of Advanced Nursing. Vol. 66 (5). April 2010. Wiley Online Library
Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector.
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