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Emergency Departments and Hospitals Becoming Increasingly Dangerous Workplaces

study reveals dangerous environments for healthcare workers at hospitalsAccepted for far too long as just “part of the job,” a sharp increase in violence or threats of violence against healthcare workers has elevated the nation’s hospitals and emergency departments to the status of dangerous workplaces. A new study has started to scratch the surface of just how pervasive the problem actually is.

“Multiple respondents…voiced a sense of resignation that violence is an unavoidable or ...

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