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The negative impact of nurse-physician disruptive behavior on patient safety: a review of the literature.

Saxton R, Hines T, Enriquez M. The negative impact of nurse-physician disruptive behavior on patient safety: a review of the literature. J Patient Saf. 2009;5(3):180-183. doi:10.1097/PTS.0b013e3181b4c5d7

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September 16, 2009
Saxton R, Hines T, Enriquez M. J Patient Saf. 2009;5(3):180-183.

The authors reviewed the existing literature on disruptive behavior by physicians, and concluded that while the problem is common, implementing interventions to reduce such behavior will require a standardized definition and valid measurement strategies.

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Saxton R, Hines T, Enriquez M. The negative impact of nurse-physician disruptive behavior on patient safety: a review of the literature. J Patient Saf. 2009;5(3):180-183. doi:10.1097/PTS.0b013e3181b4c5d7