Stop violence against medical workers in China

J Thorac Dis. 2014 Jun;6(6):E141-5. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2014.06.10.


The incidence of patient-doctor disputes are alarmingly increasing in China, this article reviews the current status and causes of violence against medical workers in China, six strategies to tackle the daily worrying problems have been proposed and hopefully could improve the medical working environment in China.

Keywords: Violent attacks; assaults; hospitals; medical workers in China; threats.