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Put a stop to bullying new nurses

Flateau-Lux, Laura R. BSN, RN; Gravel, Tammy MSN, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000429803.49353.c8

Also called horizontal violence, bullying involves psychological and social harassment perpetrated by nurses against other nurses. First identified over two decades ago, this troubling phenomenon persists today. Be part of the solution by taking the practical steps outlined in this article.

Laura R. Flateau-Lux is an RN in a surgical/trauma ICU at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass. Tammy Gravel is an Assistant Professor and Director of Curriculum and Instruction at the School of Nursing, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Worcester, Mass.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

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