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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Better policy needed to treat mentally ill, top psychiatrist says

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang and Stephy Shi Yuhan

    ... Emily Tsang and Stephy Shi Yuhan Psychiatrists say treatment could be improved after two patients carried out attacks this week Mental patient violence tied to flawed care system Two violent attacks this week involving psychiatric patients show the need for a more comprehensive policy for treating the mentally ill, a top psychiatrist says. Compounding the problem ...

  2. 7 nurses victims of hospital violence

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... said. 'There is a high turnover rate in our hospital.' There have been at least five incidents of violence directed at hospital doctors since last summer. In one of the most serious ...

  3. Hospitals should report violence

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... workplace violence not involving a patient has raised concerns about the accountability of private hospitals to the department, which licenses them, and the council, which governs their conduct. ... are right to make that a paramount consideration. But non-professional disputes, let alone violence in the workplace, between doctors and other health professionals are not in the best interests ...

  4. A doctor's calling turns dangerous as violence stalks hospitals

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their personal safety because they were often victims of terrible violence. 'Being a doctor has become a dangerous job in China,' it said. That comment prompted a flood of responses on dxy.cn, ...

  5. Case histories of violence and abuse at public hospitals

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1 A patient's wife refused to leave a ward when visiting hours were over. After shouting foul language, she went to the toilet and emerged holding a sanitary napkin. She walked around the ward, shouting and showing the sanitary napkin to other patien ...

  6. More community support can cut risk of violence, hospital chief says

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... that schizophrenic patients are about twice as likely to resort to violence. Dr Hung said: 'Most violent acts in our society are not committed by mental patients, and most mental patients ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Violence comes as police in Hubei province stage a drill on how to deal with angry relatives who storm a hospital after a loved one dies after treatment Three doctors in Shanghai have been attacked by a patient with a knife, the latest in a wave of assaults against medical staff on the mainland. The attack came as police in a city in Hubei ...

  8. Doctor urges tougher penalties for acid attacks

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Throwing corrosive agent on a person's face is just as bad as taking a gun and shooting them, says burns specialist A burns specialist has called for tougher sentences on people who carry out assaults using corrosive chemicals, after seeing ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... with the outcome of an operation. No tolerance for hospital attacks, health chief says People who cause violence in hospitals will be seriously punished, the mainland's health chief said, a day after ... and trouble-makers would be harshly dealt with. "Violence against doctors is a serious crime and [perpetrators] will be severely punished according to the law," Li said. On Wednesday, a doctor ...

  10. Meat, sweets won't affect mood

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... found that 10-year-olds who ate sweets daily were more likely to have a violence conviction by the age of 34. My sister loves meat and confectionary products but hates vegetables and fruits, while I am her exact opposite. She argues with my mother, but I don't. History has also proved the relationship between meat and violence. Emperor Zhou of the Shang dynasty enjoyed ...




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