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Doctors' bad behaviour makes nurses quit

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 22 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1477
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Bad behaviour by doctors has a major impact on nurses' job satisfaction, says new research.

    Disruptive behaviour by doctors and the institution's way of dealing with it are contributing factors in the morale of nurses and their decisions to leave their positions. It may also have an effect on patient outcomes and healthcare costs.

    According to the study, reported in the American Journal of Nursing (2002;102:26-34) one in three nurses know …

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