Workplace violence against medical staff of Chinese children's hospitals: A cross-sectional study.

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Summary of "Workplace violence against medical staff of Chinese children's hospitals: A cross-sectional study."

In China, medical staff of children's hospitals are commonly exposed to violence. However, few studies on medical violence are conducted in the settings of children's hospitals. The aim of this study is to assess the incidence, magnitude, consequences, and potential risk factors of workplace violence (WPV) against medical staff of children's hospitals.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0179373


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