Nurses' experiences of workplace violence in Kashan/Iran: A qualitative content analysis

Hashemi-Dermaneh, T. and Masoudi-Alavi, N. and Abedzadeh-Kalahroudi, M. (2019) Nurses' experiences of workplace violence in Kashan/Iran: A qualitative content analysis. Nursing and Midwifery Studies, 8 (4). pp. 203-209.

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Background: Nurses are at a high risk of workplace violence (WPV). This phenomenon is largely dependent on the sociocultural conditions. Objectives: This study explained the experiences of nurses about the WPV in medical, surgical, and emergency departments of a general hospital in Kashan, Iran, in 2017. Methods: In a qualitative content analysis, 13 nurses who had the experience of WPV were invited to participate in semi-structured interviews. The interviews were analyzed through conventional qualitative content analysis using the method suggested by Graneheim and Lundman. Results: Four themes were extracted from the interviews. The themes were: 'violent behaviors,' 'antecedents of violence,' 'violence management,' and 'violence outcomes'. Conclusion: WPV had many forms, antecedents, and consequences. Training the personnel and developing a committee for evaluating the incidents can prevent the occurrence of the violence. © 2019 Nursing and Midwifery Studies | Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: article; content analysis; emergency ward; general hospital; human; Iran; nurse; qualitative research; semi structured interview; workplace violence
Subjects: Nursing
Divisions: Nursing and Midwifery Studies journal
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2020 11:46
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 11:46

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