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Adverse incidents, patient flow and nursing workforce variables on acute psychiatric wards: the Tompkins Acute Ward Study.

Bowers L, Allan T, Simpson A, et al. The International journal of social psychiatry. 2007;53:75-84.

The authors analyzed untoward events in psychiatric wards and found them more likely to coincide with a high male patient population, staff absences, and the occurrence of other incidents.