A terrifying problem: healthcare professionals' homicides


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Aydogan H. C., Yildirim M. S., SOYYİĞİT M., AKÇAN R.

EGYPTIAN JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES, vol.12, no.1, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s41935-022-00302-5
  • Journal Name: EGYPTIAN JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Arab World Research Source, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Keywords: Homicide, Homicide in health care, Violence against health care professional, Forensic medicine, EMERGENCY-DEPARTMENT, CLINICAL-RESEARCH, VIOLENCE, RATES
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: As in all over the world, healthcare professionals in Turkey are increasingly affected by violence. The purpose of this study was to evaluate homicide, which is the most severe form of violence against health care professionals.