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Guideline for preventing violence at hospitals in China (2011-2012).

Research paper by Zhihua Z Feng, Tiantian T Li

Indexed on: 15 Aug '12Published on: 15 Aug '12Published in: American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality



Abstract

Tensions have been rising between physicians and patients in China recently. More and more Chinese medical professionals are being hurt or even killed by patients. There are many complicated reasons for the frequent violence in Chinese hospitals; this guideline is not intended to solve the problem but attempts to provide a practical way to prevent and handle violence in the workplace. This guideline consists of 3 parts: violence prevention, violence handling, and postviolence management.