Sexual harassment in medical profession--perspective from Pakistan.
J Pak Med Assoc Jan ;50(4):130-1.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the extent of Sexual harassment of female nurses by male physicians, patients or patient`s relatives. SETTING: A general hospital in Islamabad. METHOD: A cross sectional written study through a self administered brief questionnaire. RESULTS: Male physicians were identified as the major perpetrators of sexual harassment, followed by the patients and their relatives. CONCLUSION: The nurses and hospital administration need to work together for fostering work environment conducive to healthy environment for effective health care delivery.
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