Patient initiated aggression: Prevalence and impact for general practice staff

Pushpani Herath, Laura Forrest, Ian McRae, Rhian PARKER

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Abstract

Patient initiated aggression toward general practice staff can cause distress among staff, however, it is unknown how frequently practice staff experience patient aggression in the workplace. The aim of this study is to determine the national prevalence of patient aggression toward general practice staff.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-418
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Family Physician
Volume40
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Herath, P., Forrest, L., McRae, I., & PARKER, R. (2011). Patient initiated aggression: Prevalence and impact for general practice staff. Australian Family Physician, 40(6), 415-418.
Herath, Pushpani ; Forrest, Laura ; McRae, Ian ; PARKER, Rhian. / Patient initiated aggression: Prevalence and impact for general practice staff. In: Australian Family Physician. 2011 ; Vol. 40, No. 6. pp. 415-418.
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In: Australian Family Physician, Vol. 40, No. 6, 2011, p. 415-418.

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