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Emergency-Room Violence Rises, But Response Is Firmer

Oct 24, 2018

Hunt Regional Emergency Center, commerce
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Kim Saenz, the director of the Hunt Regional Emergency Centers in Commerce and Quinlan, says she has seen a rise in violence directed against emergency-roon doctors and nurses in her career, but she says Hunt Regional and other hospital organizations have established "zero-tolerance" policies against violence, which have helped deal with the problem.