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The Prevalence of Workplace Violence Against Iranian Nurses: A Systematic Review and Meta - Analysis

Sahar Dalvand 1 , Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh 2 , Fereshteh Najafi 3 , Hossein Zahednezhad 4 and Kourosh Sayehmiri 5 , *
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1 Health Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
2 Clinical Care Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
3 Community Nursing Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
4 Department of Nursing, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Department of Biostatistics, Psychosocial Injuries, Prevention Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
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  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: September 2018, 19 (9); e65923
  • Published Online: June 13, 2018
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: January 5, 2018
  • Revised: April 20, 2018
  • Accepted: April 22, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/semj.65923

To Cite: Dalvand S, Ghanei Gheshlagh R, Najafi F, Zahednezhad H, Sayehmiri K. The Prevalence of Workplace Violence Against Iranian Nurses: A Systematic Review and Meta - Analysis, Shiraz E-Med J. 2018 ; 19(9):e65923. doi: 10.5812/semj.65923.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion and Conclusions
Acknowledgements
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