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Reuters| Wed Sep 06 23:07:12 EDT 2017
Reuters Health - Many healthcare workers think an active shooter could one day be in their hospital - and most of them believe doctors and nurses have a special obligation to protect patients even if it means endangering themselves, a recent study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,017 members of the public and 684 health professionals. Overall, 18 percent of the public and 33 percent of health professionals said they thought the odds of a shooter in a hospital were high or very high. In the surveys, conducted in March, both groups - members of the public and health professionals - identified hospitals as lower-risk venues than other places like shopping centers, airports or schools. “The publ..

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