Safety

 

  1. https://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3148.pdf
    • This OSHA publication focuses on preventing workplace violence for all nurses who provide care for patients.  These guidelines cover a broad spectrum of nurses but categorize many trends and recommendations based on specific areas of practice, including home health nursing.
  1. https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/home_healthcare/index.html:
  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25595487?log$=activity
    • A research article published on PubMed that studies the relationship between violence against home health workers and its effects on poor patient outcomes.  The abstract of the article is initially displayed.  To access the full article for free, select one of the two options under “full text links”.

 

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