TITLE

Critical Care Nurses' Work Environments: A Baseline Status Report

AUTHOR(S)
Ulrich, Beth T.; Lavandero, Ramón; Hart, Karen A.; Woods, Dana; Leggett, John; Taylor, Diane
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2006, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the results of a survey of critical care nurses' work environments in the U.S., which was conducted by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Nursing Spectrum and Bernard Hodes Group in 2006. Physical and mental safety in terms of discrimination, sexual harassment, discrimination, physical abuse and verbal abuse were assessed.
ACCESSION #
22535395

 

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