• Newspaper/Magazine Article
  • Published May 2016

Mean girls of the ER: the alarming nurse culture of bullying and hazing.

Disruptive behaviors are receiving increased attention as a cultural factor that contributes to medical error. Although much of the focus has been on physicians, the presence of bullying among nurses is also a concern. This magazine article explores nurse behaviors such as withholding information, intimidation, and name calling that negatively affect patient safety and nurse retention.

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