Patient Violence

Read: Combative Patient Shot By Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Combative Patient Shot By Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

The man, who is listed in critical condition, attempted to enter another patient’s room that was being guarded by sheriff’s deputies.

Read: 2 Ky. Hospital Employees Sue Patient Who Shot Them

2 Ky. Hospital Employees Sue Patient Who Shot Them

The patient grabbed a security officer’s gun and pointed it at the head of a medical assistant as she was preparing a bed for officers to restrain him.

Read: Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

The patient was upset he had tested positive for COVID-19. The estimated damage from the incident is more than $12,900.

Read: Security Officer Killed By Friendly Fire at Munster Community Hospital

Security Officer Killed By Friendly Fire at Munster Community Hospital

A psychiatric patient at Munster Community Hospital placed the security officer in a chokehold after violently attacking a nurse.

Read: Man Brought Bombs, Weapons Into Stony Brook Univerity Hospital

Man Brought Bombs, Weapons Into Stony Brook Univerity Hospital

The man brought his wife to the hospital emergency room and became upset when he was denied access to patient rooms due to coronavirus restrictions.

Read: Patient Stabs 2 Nurses with Medical Scissors at Ellis Hospital

Patient Stabs 2 Nurses with Medical Scissors at Ellis Hospital

Nurses are demanding officials reexamine security policies after the patient, who is a convicted felon and well-known to staff, was placed on an open unit.

Read: 10 Most Common Hospital Emergency Codes and Their Meanings

10 Most Common Hospital Emergency Codes and Their Meanings

As of May 2018, 10 states have recommended the use of plain language for hospital emergencies as there are inconsistencies in code denotations.

Read: Man Who Attacked Woman at Garden City Hospital is Repeat Offender

Man Who Attacked Woman at Garden City Hospital is Repeat Offender

Before punching a girl at Garden City Hospital, the man was caught on camera attacking a teen at Beaumont Hospital last year.

Read: Woman Tries to Abduct Child, Assaults Security Officer at Penn. Hospital

Woman Tries to Abduct Child, Assaults Security Officer at Penn. Hospital

The woman, who is a patient at Lancaster General Hospital, took a 4-year-old child from her mother and attacked a responding security officer.

Read: Roper St. Francis Considers Employing Armed Police Officers

Roper St. Francis Considers Employing Armed Police Officers

After a man used an officer’s taser and injured a nurse, the hospital is now considering employing police officers who can carry weapons.

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