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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29448952/a-survey-of-workplace-violence-against-physicians-in-the-hospitals-myanmar
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Yuichi Kasai, Tetsutaro Mizuno, Toshihiko Sakakibara, Si Thu, Thein Aung Kyaw, Kyaw Aung Htun
OBJECTIVE: Workplace violence in hospitals is recently becoming a major global concern in many countries. However, in Myanmar, we have felt that patients and their families have rarely made unreasonable complaints in hospitals, and then, the purpose of this study is to report the current state of workplace violence in hospitals in Myanmar. Participants are 196 physicians (108 males and 88 females) in hospitals in Myanmar. RESULTS: A descriptive survey was conducted in regard to verbal abuse and physical violence from patients or the people concerned...
February 15, 2018: BMC Research Notes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29446550/impact-of-workplace-violence-against-nurses-thriving-at-work-job-satisfaction-and-turnover-intention-a-cross-sectional-study
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Shihong Zhao, Yu Shi, Zhinan Sun, Fengzhe Xie, Jinghui Wang, Shue Zhang, Tianyu Gou, Xuanye Han, Tao Sun, Lihua Fan
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: We investigated the inter-relationships between workplace violence (WPV), thriving at work, and turnover intention among Chinese nurses and explored the action mechanism among these variables. BACKGROUND: WPV is a dangerous occupational hazard globally, and it is pervasive in the health service industry. As a corollary, WPV may produce many negative outcomes among nursing staff. Consequently, it hinders nurses' professional performance and reduces nursing quality...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Clinical Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29427832/violence-towards-emergency-nurses-the-italian-national-survey-2016-a-qualitative-study
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Nicola Ramacciati, Andrea Ceccagnoli, Beniamino Addey, Laura Rasero
INTRODUCTION: Physical and verbal aggression against health professionals, particularly nurses, is globally serious and widespread, with the most vulnerable being nurses working in the Accident and Emergency Department. Most international research into this issue focused on quantifying aggression, describing its nature, identifying perpetrators, stratifying risk and implementing preventive or mitigating interventions. Few studies investigated the nurses' subjective perceptions. As part of the 2016 Italian National Survey on Violence against Accident and Emergency Nurses, our research team collected qualitative data to explore their perceptions of Workplace Violence...
February 2, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Studies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29413069/incidence-type-related-factors-and-effect-of-workplace-violence-on-mental-health-nurses-a-cross-sectional-survey
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Bing Xiang Yang, Teresa E Stone, Marcia A Petrini, Diana L Morris
OBJECTIVE: Workplace violence and its impact on mental health nurses have yet to be thoroughly explored in China. This study aims to investigate the incidence, type, related factors, and effects of workplace violence on mental health nurses as well as identifying coping strategies. METHODS: A researcher - designed workplace violence questionnaire and the Maslach Burnout Inventory-General Survey were distributed to nurses at a mental health hospital in Wuhan, China...
February 2018: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29402717/the-relationship-between-workplace-violence-perceptions-of-safety-and-professional-quality-of-life-among-emergency-department-staff-members-in-a-level-1-trauma-centre
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Darcy Copeland, Melissa Henry
BACKGROUND: Emergency department staff members are frequently exposed to workplace violence which may have physical, psychological, and workforce related consequences. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between exposure to workplace violence, tolerance to violence, expectations of violence, perceptions of workplace safety, and Professional Quality of Life (compassion satisfaction - CS, burnout - BO, secondary traumatic stress - STS) among emergency department staff members...
February 2, 2018: International Emergency Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29400993/migrant-workers-and-their-occupational-health-and-safety
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Sally C Moyce, Marc Schenker
In 2015, approximately 244 million people were transnational migrants, approximately half of whom were workers, often engaged in jobs that are hazardous to their health. They work for less pay, for longer hours, and in worse conditions than do nonmigrants and are often subject to human rights violations, abuse, human trafficking, and violence. Worldwide, immigrant workers have higher rates of adverse occupational exposures and working conditions, which lead to poor health outcomes, workplace injuries, and occupational fatalities...
January 24, 2018: Annual Review of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29394893/influence-of-indoor-work-environments-on-health-safety-and-human-rights-among-migrant-sex-workers-at-the-guatemala-mexico-border-a-call-for-occupational-health-and-safety-interventions
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Shira M Goldenberg, Teresita Rocha Jiménez, Kimberly C Brouwer, Sonia Morales Miranda, Jay G Silverman
BACKGROUND: Migrant women are over-represented in the sex industry, and migrant sex workers experience disproportionate health inequities, including those related to health access, HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and violence. Despite calls for occupational sex work interventions situated in labour rights frameworks, there remains a paucity of evidence pertaining to migrant sex workers' needs and realities, particularly within Mexico and Central America. This study investigated migrant sex workers' narratives regarding the ways in which structural features of work environments shape vulnerability and agency related to HIV/STI prevention and violence at the Guatemala-Mexico border...
February 2, 2018: BMC International Health and Human Rights
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29391373/do-police-officers-and-firefighters-have-a-higher-risk-of-disease-than-other-public-officers-a-13-year-nationwide-cohort-study-in-south-korea
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Minkyung Han, Sohee Park, Jong Heon Park, Seung-Sik Hwang, Inah Kim
OBJECTIVES: The work of public officers involves repeated and long-term exposure to heavy workloads, high job strain and workplace violence, all of which negatively impact physical and mental health. This study aimed to evaluate and compare the incidences of diseases among different categories of public officers in Korea, in order to further understand the health risks associated with these occupations. DESIGN: A cohort study using the National Health Insurance data...
January 31, 2018: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29374676/depressive-symptoms-and-workplace-violence-related-risk-factors-among-otorhinolaryngology-nurses-and-physicians-in-northern-china-a-cross-sectional-study
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Huiying Fang, Xiaowen Zhao, Haicheng Yang, Peihang Sun, Ying Li, Kexin Jiang, Peng Li, Mingli Jiao, Ming Liu, Hong Qiao, Qunhong Wu
OBJECTIVES: Workplace violence is relatively frequent among medical professionals who work in otorhinolaryngology units. This phenomenon reduces the quality of provided medical care and increases the incidence of depressive symptoms among physicians and nurses, seriously affecting their job satisfaction and work efficiency with a negative attitude towards providing treatment. Few existing studies have assessed workplace-violence-related factors associated with depressive symptoms among otorhinolaryngology physicians and nurses...
January 27, 2018: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29373317/violence-against-nursing-students-in-the-workplace-an-iranian-experience
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Samira Samadzadeh, Masoumeh Aghamohammadi
Background Workplace violence has a great impact on the quality of patient care and satisfaction. This study aimed to determine the extent of violence experienced by nursing students, and its predisposing factors. Methods This was a cross-sectional study which was conducted on 150 nursing students in teaching hospitals of Ardabil University of Medical Sciences. A questionnaire form was used for data collection. Results Participants stated they were abused physically (12.7%), verbally (73.3%), racial (40.7%), and sexually (5...
January 25, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29363265/morale-stress-and-coping-strategies-of-staff-working-in-the-emergency-department-a-comparison-of-two-different-sized-departments
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Louisa J Abraham, Ogilvie Thom, Jaimi H Greenslade, Marianne Wallis, Amy Nb Johnston, Eric Carlström, Donna Mills, Julia Crilly
OBJECTIVE: Clinical staff in EDs are subject to a range of stressors. The objective of this study was to describe and compare clinical staff perceptions of their ED's working environment across two different Australian EDs. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional, descriptive, research design that included distribution of three survey tools to clinical staff in two Australian EDs in 2016. Descriptive statistics were reported to characterise workplace stressors, coping styles and the ED environment...
January 23, 2018: Emergency Medicine Australasia: EMA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29358123/aggression-and-violence-in-healthcare-and-its-impact-on-nursing-students-a-narrative-review-of-the-literature
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REVIEW
Martin Hopkins, Catherine M Fetherston, Paul Morrison
Aggression and violence is a significant social problem in many countries and an increasing problem in healthcare settings in which nurses are particularly vulnerable. The literature suggests that aggression and violence has a significant negative impact upon nurses and potentially upon nursing students and can result in these staff members experiencing stress as a direct result of these adverse events. The literature suggests that there is confusion over what constitutes aggression and violence in the workplace and therefore a true lack of understanding of the scale of the problem relating to nursing students...
December 21, 2017: Nurse Education Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29353895/workplace-violence-and-its-associated-factors-among-nurses
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Manisha Pandey, Tulsi Ram Bhandari, Ganesh Dangal
BACKGROUND: Workplace violence among nurses is prevalent worldwide. If nurses become aware of the workplace violence and its risk factors then only they can protect themselves. This study assessed the prevalence of workplace violence and its associated factors among nurses in Pokhara, Nepal. METHODS: A hospital-based descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in Pokhara. The required sample size of the study was 200 nurses. We adopted self-administered questionnaire developed by International Labor Office, International Council of Nurses, World Health Organization (WHO), and Public Services International...
January 1, 2018: Journal of Nepal Health Research Council
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29346001/strategies-and-challenges-in-preventing-violence-against-canadian-indoor-sex-workers
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Vicky Bungay, Adrian Guta
OBJECTIVES: To examine indoor sex workers' strategies in preventing workplace violence and influential socio-structural conditions. METHODS: Data included qualitative interviews with 85 sex workers in British Columbia, Canada, from 2014 through 2016. For analyses, we used interpretive thematic techniques informed by World Health Organization position statements on violence. RESULTS: Robbery, nonpayment, financial exploitation, and privacy violations were frequent types of violence perpetrated by clients, landlords, and neighbors...
January 18, 2018: American Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29334969/the-effects-of-workplace-respect-and-violence-on-nurses-job-satisfaction-in-ghana-a-cross-sectional-survey
#15
Isaac Mensah Boafo
BACKGROUND: Studies have established the negative effects of workplace disrespect and violence on the personal and professional well-being of nurses. In spite of this, only a few have directly investigated the effects of these issues on nurses' job satisfaction. In Africa, research on nurses' job satisfaction continues to focus largely on economic factors. The aim of this paper was, therefore, to investigate the impact of the non-economic factors of workplace violence and respect on the job satisfaction levels of nurses in Ghana...
January 15, 2018: Human Resources for Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29319741/verbal-abuse-and-mobbing-in-pre-hospital-care-services-in-chile
#16
Varinia Rodríguez Campo, Tatiana Paravic Klijn
OBJECTIVE: to determine the perception of verbal abuse and mobbing and the associated factors of paramedic technicians (nursing assistants) and professionals (nurses, midwives, kinesiologists) in the pre-hospital care areas of three regions in the south of Chile. METHODS: descriptive and correlational study was performed within the professional community and a two-stage sample of the paramedic technician population in three regions. The questionnaire "workplace violence in the health sector" (spanish version) was applied after signing the informed consent...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29304164/influence-of-peer-support-on-hiv-sti-prevention-and-safety-amongst-international-migrant-sex-workers-a-qualitative-study-at-the-mexico-guatemala-border
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Belen Febres-Cordero, Kimberly C Brouwer, Teresita Rocha-Jimenez, Carmen Fernandez-Casanueva, Sonia Morales-Miranda, Shira M Goldenberg
BACKGROUND: Migrant women engaged in precarious employment, such as sex work, frequently face pronounced social isolation alongside other barriers to health and human rights. Although peer support has been identified as a critical HIV and violence prevention intervention for sex workers, little is known about access to peer support or its role in shaping health and social outcomes for migrant sex workers. This article analyses the role of peer support in shaping vulnerability and resilience related to HIV/STI prevention and violence among international migrant sex workers at the Mexico-Guatemala border...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29295002/men-s-reflections-on-their-experiences-of-gender-based-violence
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Ada L Sinacore, Samir Durrani, Sarah Khayutin
Using Multicultural and Gender Case Conceptualization (MGCC) epistemology, the aim of this phenomenological study was to explore adult male victims' perceptions of gender and reflections on their experiences of gender-based violence (GBV). Data were analyzed using interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA). Results indicated that, regardless of sexual orientation, participants experienced verbal and physical abuse due to their feminine gender expression, beginning in primary school and continuing through university and into the workplace...
November 1, 2017: Journal of Interpersonal Violence
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290454/-teacher-sick-leave-prevalence-duration-reasons-and-covariates
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M-N Vercambre-Jacquot, F Gilbert, N Billaudeau
BACKGROUND: Absences from work have considerable social and economic impact. In the education sector, the phenomenon is particularly worrying since teacher sick leave has an impact on the overall performance of the education system. Yet, available data are scarce. METHODS: In April-June 2013, 2653 teachers responded to a population-based postal survey on their quality of life (enquête Qualité de vie des enseignants, MGEN Foundation/Ministry of education, response rate 53 %)...
December 28, 2017: Revue D'épidémiologie et de Santé Publique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29282227/identifying-and-mitigating-risk-of-violence-in-the-scientific-workplace
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EDITORIAL
Renée Binder, Paul Garcia, Bonnie Johnson, Elena Fuentes-Afflick
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December 2017: Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
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