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Aggression and violence against health care workers in Germany - a cross sectional retrospective survey

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, February 2010
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Title
Aggression and violence against health care workers in Germany - a cross sectional retrospective survey
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, February 2010
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-10-51
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Authors

Simone Franz, Annett Zeh, Anja Schablon, Saskia Kuhnert, Albert Nienhaus

Abstract

Although international scientific research on health issues has been dealing with the problem of aggression and violence towards those employed in health care, research activities in Germany are still at an early stage. In view of this, the aim of this study was to examine the frequency and consequences of aggressive behaviour towards nurses and health care workers in different health sectors in Germany and to assess the need for preventive measures.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 205 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 39 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 11%
Student > Bachelor 21 10%
Researcher 18 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 17 8%
Other 46 22%
Unknown 43 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 47 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 38 18%
Psychology 28 14%
Social Sciences 18 9%
Business, Management and Accounting 5 2%
Other 20 10%
Unknown 51 25%

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#2,900,140
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#1,495
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#98
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