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Violence, job satisfaction, and employment intentions among home healthcare registered nurses.

Authors
Canton-AN; Sherman-MF; Magda-LA; Westra-LJ; Pearson-JM; Raveis-VH; Gershon-RR
Source
Home Healthc Nurse 2009 Jun; 27(6):364-373
NIOSHTIC No.
20035493
Abstract
Workplace violence, defined as violent acts directed toward workers, includes physical assault, threat of assault, and verbal abuse and is widely recognized as a threat to workers' health and safety. Healthcare workers, especially nurses, are known to be at high risk. As employees who work alone, have access to drugs, provide care to people in distress, and/or have frequent close contact with clients, they face a greater likelihood of exposure to violence. Nurses' risk has been correlated with degree of patient contact; the odds of physical violence are 7.2 and 9.0 times greater for healthcare workers with moderate and high patient contact, respectively, compared with those with little or no contact.
Keywords
Health-care-personnel; Health-hazards; Health-services; Health-surveys; Medical-care; Medical-personnel; Medical-services; Nurses; Nursing; Occupational-exposure; Occupational-hazards; Occupational-health-nursing; Occupational-health-services; Physical-reactions; Physical-stress; Physical-stress; Physiological-effects; Physiological-factors; Physiological-stress; Psychological-effects; Psychological-stress; Risk-analysis; Risk-factors; Statistical-analysis; Work-environment; Worker-health; Work-performance; Workplace-studies
Contact
Mailman School of Public Health and School of Nursing, Columbia University, NY, NY 10032
CODEN
HHNUEJ
Publication Date
20090601
Document Type
Journal Article
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2009
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-008215
Issue of Publication
6
ISSN
0884-741X
Source Name
Home Healthcare Nurse
State
NY; MD
Performing Organization
Columbia University, Health Sciences
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