These guidelines were developed in response to the increasing number of severe injuries, some resulting in death, experienced by health care a community service workers. Designed to assist all health care, community workers a support staff who may be exposed to violent behavior from patients, clients, or the public. Covers: psychiatric hospitals, clinics, emergency rooms a general hospitals, a much more. Glossary, references, sources of assistance, a program evaluation.Environmental Factors Health care and community service workers are at increased risk of assaults because of increased violence in our society. This increase in violence is thought to be as a result of such factors as: the easy availability of guns and weapons; the use of violence ... the 2 weeks before coming to the psychiatric emergency service and during the initial 24 hours of evaluation and treatment.
|Title||:||Guidelines for Security and Safety for Health Care and Community Service Workers|
|Author||:||Joyce A. Simonowitz|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1993-05-01|