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Rounds in the General Hospital

Evaluation and Treatment of the Angry Patient

Fallon Chipidza, MD; Rachel S. Wallwork, MD; Traci N. Adams, MD; and Theodore A. Stern, MD

Published: June 23, 2016

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Have you ever been confronted by a patient who appeared angry? Have you ever feared for your safety while with a patient? Have you wondered how you could have approached or managed an apparently angry individual? If you have, then the following case vignettes and discussion of angry patients in the hospital setting should prove useful.

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