TITLE

Seven steps to reducing violence in hospitals

PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Aug2010, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents several steps on how to reduce and prevent violence within hospitals as recommended by Tony Kubica, a founding partner of Kubica Laforest Consulting in Warwick, Rhode Island including the identification of the problem, acknowledgement of problem publicity, and the communication and execution of plans to deal with the problem.
ACCESSION #
53344875

 

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