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Journal Article
Review

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

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.