A national survey of general practitioners' experiences of patient-initiated aggression in Australia

Laura Forrest, Pushpani Herath, Ian McRae, Rhian PARKER

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    Abstract

    To determine the prevalence of patient-initiated aggression toward general practitioners in Australia. Design, setting and participants: A cross-sectional national survey, conducted during February - May 2010, of 3090 GPs in 19 Divisions of General Practice
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)605-608
    Number of pages4
    JournalMedical Journal of Australia
    Volume194
    Issue number11
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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    Forrest, Laura ; Herath, Pushpani ; McRae, Ian ; PARKER, Rhian. / A national survey of general practitioners' experiences of patient-initiated aggression in Australia. In: Medical Journal of Australia. 2011 ; Vol. 194, No. 11. pp. 605-608.
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    A national survey of general practitioners' experiences of patient-initiated aggression in Australia. / Forrest, Laura; Herath, Pushpani; McRae, Ian; PARKER, Rhian.

    In: Medical Journal of Australia, Vol. 194, No. 11, 2011, p. 605-608.

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