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Resident-to-Resident Abuse in Nursing Homes as Reported by Nurse Aides.
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PMID:  23016729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Information on the scale and scope of resident-to-resident abuse, including verbal, physical, material, psychological, and sexual abuse, is presented. Nursing homes (n = 249) from ten states were used, with a total of 4,451 nurse aides in these facilities returning the questionnaire. Most nursing homes experienced verbal, physical, material, and psychological abuse, but sexual abuse was less common. Our findings clearly show that both the scale and scope of resident-to-resident abuse is high in nursing homes. Resident-to-resident abuse is common enough to be considered an issue of concern impacting the quality of life and safety of many residents.
Nicholas G Castle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of elder abuse & neglect     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1540-4129     ISO Abbreviation:  J Elder Abuse Negl     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8914370     Medline TA:  J Elder Abuse Negl     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  340-56     Citation Subset:  IM    
a Department of Health Policy & Management, Graduate School of Public Health , University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania , USA.
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