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Workplace violence in a large correctional health service in New South Wales, Australia: a retrospective review of incident management records

  • Aaron W Cashmore1, 2Email author,
  • Devon Indig2, 3,
  • Stephen E Hampton2, 3, 4,
  • Desley G Hegney5, 7 and
  • Bin B Jalaludin3, 6
BMC Health Services Research201212:245

Received: 13 May 2012

Accepted: 31 July 2012

Published: 9 August 2012

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Original Submission
13 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Allison Schenk
8 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Cameron Quanbeck
21 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Aaron Cashmore
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
9 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-12-245

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Authors’ Affiliations

New South Wales Public Health Officer Training Program, New South Wales Ministry of Health
Justice Health
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney
Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University
Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, South Western Sydney Local Health District
Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital