Investigation of Workplace Violence Against Midwives: A Systematic Review

Hadizadeh, Zahra and irani, morvarid and sharifi, Neda and larki, mona (2019) Investigation of Workplace Violence Against Midwives: A Systematic Review. Navid No, 21 (68). pp. 50-61.

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Abstract

Introduction:Workplace violence is defined as an aggressive behavior toward the staff performing their duties at the workplace. This violence occurs in various forms, such as verbal abuse, physical abuse, assault, rape, harassment, bullying, threats, as well as ugly and unpleasant behaviors. Workplace violence can occur in any occupational environments or positions. Several studies have shown that violence takes place in midwifery workplaces. Regarding this, the present review was conducted to investigate the evidence on violence against midwives. Materials and Methods:The articles related to the subject of interest and published until Dec 2018 were searched in several databases, including SID, Irandoc, Scopus, Pubmed, and ISI Web of Science, with no time limitation using the following medical subject headings: �Workplace aggression�, �Bullying�, �Workplace violence�, �Verbal violence�, �Physical violence�, and �Midwife�. For reviewing the articles, a

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WQ Obstetrics
W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Journals > Navid No
Depositing User: nnj nnj
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2019 09:51
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2019 09:51
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/11406

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