HEALING THE WOUNDS OF CARE-UNDERSTANDING, PREVENTING, AND MANAGING WORKPLACE VIOLENCE IN HEALTHCARE
Keywords:Workplace violence, Healthcare, Occupational safety, Occupational health, Violence prevention, Healthcare professionals
Workplace violence in healthcare is a growing concern, with severe implications for healthcare professionals, patient care, and healthcare institutions. This review article provides an in-depth examination of the various forms of workplace violence, its prevalence, contributing factors, consequences, and strategies for prevention and management. It also addresses the psychological and physical impact on healthcare professionals and offers policy recommendations to mitigate this issue.