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How to know ED violence is imminent

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January 1, 2016

For the most part, healthcare facilities are safe places. Healthcare itself can be a very rewarding profession. But that reward doesn't come without risk. Unfortunately, patient violence in the healthcare workplace is becoming more commonplace. According to The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), approximately 60% of all workplace assaults and violent acts occur in the healthcare and social assistance industries.

For the most part, healthcare facilities are safe places. Healthcare itself can be a very rewarding profession. But that reward doesn't come without risk. Unfortunately, patient violence in the healthcare workplace is becoming more commonplace. According to The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), approximately 60% of all workplace assaults and violent acts occur in the healthcare and social assistance industries.



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