Coping with the Problems and Violence Experienced by Nurses After Violence in Emergency Services


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  • Aydın NART İZMİR TİRE DEVLET HASTANESİ
  • Meltem ASLAN

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7601036

Keywords:

Emergency Service, Nurse, Violence Cases

Abstract

ABSTRACT

In recent years, it is seen that all kinds of violence cases have been increasing all over the world and in our country. The frequency of exposure to violence, especially among nurses working in the emergency clinics of hospitals, is increasing and they do not feel safe. Exposure to violence can be a serious problem for physicians and other healthcare professionals as well as nurses. Social problems, socio-economic reasons, deficiencies in the health system, legal gaps, lack of communication experienced by healthcare professionals and patients or their relatives, and different perceptions play an important role in these cases of violence. While providing a safe working environment is considered a right throughout the world, the negative effects of violence on nurses are meticulously examined and all necessary precautions are taken, nurses working in emergency services in our country see violence as a part of their duties, although they internalize the increasing violence. It has been seen in studies that the monthly working hours and working shifts of nurses working in the emergency department greatly affect exposure to violence. Legal arrangements to minimize or completely eliminate violence are becoming increasingly important. This study includes the problems experienced by nurses after violence against health personnel in emergency services and their ways of coping.

While providing a safe working environment is considered a right throughout the world, the negative effects of violence on nurses are meticulously examined and all necessary precautions are taken, nurses working in emergency services in our country see violence as a part of their duties, although they internalize the increasing violence. It has been seen in studies that the monthly working hours and working shifts of nurses working in the emergency department greatly affect exposure to violence. Legal arrangements to minimize or completely eliminate violence are becoming increasingly important. This study includes the problems experienced by nurses after violence against health personnel in emergency services and their ways of coping.

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2023-02-04

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NART, A., & ASLAN, M. (2023). Coping with the Problems and Violence Experienced by Nurses After Violence in Emergency Services. GEVHER NESIBE JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES, 8(1), 69–74. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7601036

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