Violence Prevention in Hospitals
Violence prevention in hospitals is continuing to get a lot of attention. In 2010 TJC issued a Sentinel Event Alert about violence prevention in health care settings. The Sentinel Event Alert highlighted the prevalence of hospital violence. According to a 2010 Emergency Nurses Association's Emergency Department Violence Surveillance Study which included a nationwide survey of emergency nurses between May 2009 and February 2010:
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