The Triumph of Discretion over Autonomy

Wong, Brian D.
July 2006
Leading Edge;Summer2006, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p7
In this article, the author explores the pervasiveness of disruptive physician behavior in virtually every medical community in the U.S. To illustrate this pervasiveness, the author cites research which revealed the percentage of respondents who had either witnessed or experienced an act of physician disruptive behavior. The impact of this behavior on nursing morale and retention is discussed. Moreover, the author shares his personal experiences about disruptive physician behavior.


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