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08 January 2021: Review Articles

Trends in Workplace Violence Involving Health Care Professionals in China from 2000 to 2020: A Review

Xin Zhang 12ABCDEF , Yizhi Li 12C , Chunsheng Yang 3D , Guan Jiang 12D*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.928393

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e928393

Figure 2 (A, B) Causes of hospital-based violence against medical personnel: a) overtesting of the patient by the hospital; b) misdiagnosis and delays; c) poor outcomes or sequelae; d) medical identification; e) sexual harassment; f) the health care worker’s choice of technology, diagnosis, or guidance; g) hospital charges; h) medical staff’s bearing; i) objective factors (such as provision, insufficient medical resources); j) death of the patient; k) mental state; l) absence of a valid diathesis; m) psychological distortion; n) other reasons (injury-related irritation, blackmail, or asking private questions); o) unknown reasons; p) a+b+c+d+e+f=communication; q) g+h+i=service.

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750