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Journal Article

Do clinician disruptive behaviors make an unsafe environment for patients?

Dang D, Bae S-H, Karlowicz KA, et al. Journal of nursing care quality. 2016;31:115-23.

This survey of clinicians at an academic medical center found that disruptive behavior was common, with 1 in 8 respondents reporting that they had witnessed an episode of disruptive behavior by a clinician that directly resulted in harm to a patient.