Disruptive Behavior in Physicians

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AMED News. Dec 1, 2008. AMA Meeting: Disruptive Behavior Standard Draws Fire. O'Reilly, K. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

The New York Times.  Arrogant, Abusive, and Disruptive, and a Doctor. Tarkan, L.  Access full-text online .

Postgrad Med J. 2008 Jun;84(992):318-20. Doctors with difficulties: why so few women? Firth-Cozens J.

Br J Nurs. 2008 Nov 13-26;17(20):1305. Dealing with difficult doctors . Castledine SG.

Occup Med (Lond). 2008 Aug;58(5):328-33. Doctors' health and fitness to practise: performance problems in doctors and cognitive impairments . Pitkanen M, Hurn J, Kopelman MD.

American Nurse Today. Issue Date: March 2008 Volume 3 Issue 3, Posted On: 3/10/2008. Don't Tolerate Disruptive Physician Behavior . Stephen Lazoritz, MD, CPE, and Pamela J. Carlson, MSN, RN. 

Am J Med Qual. 2008 May-Jun;23(3):165-7. Physicians' "disruptive" behavior: consequences for medical quality and safety . Pfifferling JH.

Neurology. 2008 Apr 22;70(17):1564-70. Invited article: Managing disruptive physician behavior: impact on staff relationships and patient care. Rosenstein AH, O'Daniel M. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Ear Nose Throat J. 2008 Mar;87(3):124, 127. Disruptive physicians: sound more familiar than you thought? Sataloff RT.

Physician Exec. 2008 Jan-Feb;34(1):32-40. A CME course aimed at addressing disruptive physician behavior . Samenow CP, Swiggart W, Spickard A Jr. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Physician Exec. 2008 Jan-Feb;34(1):28-31. Coaching for insight. A tool for dealing with disruptive physician behavior . Lazoritz S. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

J Perianesth Nurs. 2008 Dec;23(6):434-6. Dealing with intimidating and disruptive behaviors in the health care setting . Sandlin-Leming D.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Aug;34(8):464-71. A survey of the impact of disruptive behaviors and communication defects on patient safety. Rosenstein AH, O'Daniel M.

BMJ. 2008 Aug 6;337:a1141. League of disruptive specialties: Disruptive, neurologists? Davenport RJ. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Hosp Top. 2008 Summer;86(3):21-8. Is your hospital safe? Disruptive behavior and workplace bullying. Martin WF.

Can Oper Room Nurs J. 2008 Mar;26(1):33-4, 36, 38. Bossonomics destructive leadership . Shewchuk M.

Acad Radiol. 2008 Apr;15(4):494-500. The disruptive professional case scenarios. Metter D, Harolds J, Rumack CM, Relyea-Chew A, Arenson R.

Ann Surg. 2008 Jun;247(6):1076-7; author reply 1077; discussion 1077-8. When good doctors go bad: a Leape of faith. Castronuovo JJ Jr, et al. 

Academic Medicine. 2007 Nov;82(11):1040-1048.  A complementary approach to promoting professionalism:  Identifying, measuring, and addressing unprofessional behaviors. Hickson, GB. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jun;196(6):587.e1-4; discussion 587.e4-5. Disruptive behavior in obstetrics: a hidden threat to patient safety. Veltman LL. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Hosp Peer Rev. 2007 May;32(5):53-6. Are conflicts and disruptive behavior putting patients at risk at your hospital? [No authors listed]

Tenn Med. 2007 Nov;100(11):38-40. Consequence of physician disruptive behavior . Samenow CP, Spickard A Jr, Swiggart W, Regan J, Barrett D.

Can J Psychiatry. 2007 May;52(5):315-22. Problematic physicians: a comparison of personality profiles by offence type. Roback HB, Strassberg D, Iannelli RJ, Finlayson AJ, Blanco M, Neufeld R.

Med Health R I. 2007 Feb;90(2):48-9. Disruptive physician behaviors . Crausman RS, Savoretti A, Conroy J.

J Med Pract Manage. 2006 Sep-Oct;22(2):79-83. Disruptive physicians...and how to deal with them . Bauman RR.

Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare. 2006 July/August.  Disruptive clinician behavior:  A persistent threat to patient safety. Porto, G and Lauve, R.   Access full-text online .

Ann Surg. 2006 Nov;244(5):649-52. Comment in: Ann Surg. 2008 Jun;247(6):1076-7; author reply 1077; discussion 1077-8. When good doctors go bad: a systems problem. Leape LL. Access full-text online .

Ann Surg. 2008 Jun;247(6):1076-7; author reply 1077; discussion 1077-8. When good doctors go bad: a Leape of faith . Castronuovo JJ Jr et al.

Med Gen Med. 2006 Mar 30;8(1):87. When behavior disrupts the physician-healer . Molea J.  Access full-text online .

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Aug;195(2):543-6. The disruptive physician: myth of reality . Gallup DG.

Ann Intern Med. 2006 Jan 17;144(2):107-15. Problem doctors: is there a system-level solution? Leape LL, Fromson JA. Access full-text online .
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   Ann Intern Med. 2006 Jun 6;144(11):861-2; author reply 863. Request from the  Knowledge Center .    
   Ann Intern Med. 2006 Jun 6;144(11):861; author reply 863. Request from the  Knowledge Center .    
   Ann Intern Med. 2006 Jun 6;144(11):862-3; author reply 863. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Obstet Gynecol. 2007 May;109(5):1261-2. ACOG Committee Opinion. Number 366 May 2007. Disruptive behavior. Committee on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2007 Jan-Feb;32(1):64. Disruptive clinician behavior . Simpson KR.

J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Jul;203(1):96-105. Epub 2006 Jun 5. Impact and implications of disruptive behavior in the perioperative arena . Rosenstein AH, O'Daniel M. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

BMC Health Serv Res.  The difficult doctor? Characteristics of physicians who report frustration with patients: an analysis of survey data. 2006 Oct 6;6:128.Krebs EE, Garrett JM, Konrad TR.  Full-text access online.

Curr Surg 63(6): 418-425, 2006.  Patterns and Predictions of Resident Misbehavior-A 10-Year Retrospective Look.   Resnick, AS, Mullen, JL, et.al. 

J Am Acad Psych Law. 2006;34:72-81. Forensic Psychiatric Assessments of Behaviorally Disruptive Physicians . Meyer, DJ and Price, M.  

Am J Nurs. 2005 Jan;105(1):54-64; quiz 64-5. Disruptive behavior and clinical outcomes: perceptions of nurses and physicians. Rosenstein AH, O'Daniel M.

N Engl J Med 335:25, 2673-2682, 2005.   Disciplinary Action by Medical Boards and Prior Behavior in Medical School . Papadakis, M.A., Teherani, A., et.al. Request from the  Knowledge Center

Physician Exec. 2004 Sep-Oct;30(5):16-7. For safety's sake disruptive behavior must be tamed. Weber DO. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Physician Exec. 2004 Sep-Oct;30(5):6-14. Poll results: doctors' disruptive behavior disturbs physician leaders . Weber DO. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Physician Executive. 2004 Sept/Oct;18-22. Managing unmanageable physicians . Keogh T, Martin W. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Psychiatric News. 2003; 38(12):12. Disruptive Physicians Get Makeover In Hospital Therapy Program . Lehmann, C.  Full-text access online .

The Phys Exec Nov-Dec 2002: 12-13. JCAHO Standards Help Address Disruptive Behavior . Youssi, M. 

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