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Patient Abuse Should Be Your Concern

LaRocco, Susan A. RN, MS

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Are patients in your hospital ever abused by staff or by other patients? If you think the answer to this question is no, read on. This article discusses the nature of patient abuse, its causes, signs, and symptoms. Most important, it will give you guidelines for investigating and preventing patient abuse.

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