TITLE

Shooting after appendectomy, Alert make a point: Focus your attention on violence

PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Aug2010 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an alert titled "Sentinel Event Alert," by The Joint Commission (TJQ) of the U.S. in response to an increase of violence in health care facilities and a brief overview of a shooting event at the Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.
ACCESSION #
53366449

 

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