Short Communication
Volume 5 Issue 7 - 2021
Workplace Violence among Healthcare Workers: A Review of Causes and Effects
Doaa Allan1, Mohammad ALBashtawy2*, Omar Al Omari3, Bayan ALBashtawy4, Abdullah Alkhawaldeh5, Sa’d ALBashtawy6, Mohammad Suliman7, Fadi Fawares8, Asem Abdalrahim9 and Zaid ALBashtawy10
1Master Student, Community Health Nursing, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Jordan
2Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Jordan
3Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
4Medical Intern, King Abdullah University Hospital, Jordan
5Associate Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL Al-Bayt University, Jordan
6Faculty of Medicine, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan, Jordan
7Associate Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Jordan
8Nurse Educator at King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan
9Assistant Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL Al-Bayt University, Jordan
10Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Jordan
*Corresponding Author: Mohammed ALBashtawy, Professor, Community and Mental Health Department, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Jordan.
Received: June 18, 2021; Published: August 16, 2021




Abstract

Aggression and violent behavior in the workplace is a growing phenomenon. The aim of the current paper was to review studies related to the causes and effects ofWPV among health care workers. The electronic searching method used the Google Scholar database to search for the most relevant studies. The WPV is a significant safety and health issue. The violence risk factors differ among health care settings. The WPV causes are staff-related and clients’ related. It is a significant problem that may contribute to a negative effect. Interventional studies that test the influence of specific approaches or programs on reducing WPV are vital.

Keywords: Workplace; Violence; Healthcare Workers

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Citation: Doaa Allan., et al. “Workplace Violence among Healthcare Workers: A Review of Causes and Effects”. EC Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 5.9 (2021): 01-06.

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