Rough down under

Kondro, Wayne
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 5, pE255
Academic Journal
The article reports that general practitioners in Australia have experienced sexual and verbal abuse from their patients. The survey of physicians by Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute indicated that they were verbally abused while others experienced property damages or theft in their offices. The study titled "Patient initiated aggression and violence in the Australian general practice setting" showed the daily occurrence of verbal aggression in their workplace.


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