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State psychiatric workers call for greater safety

Jul 7, 2011 12:29:40 AM- latimes.com
A rally at Metropolitan State Hospital highlights a rise in attacks by violent patients against staff members and others. Officials say they are addressing concerns as the Legislature takes up the issue.

Two weeks ago, Dr. Alex Sahba, a psychiatrist at Metropolitan State Hospital, was attacked by a patient who rammed the legs of a metal chair into his body, leaving him bruised, bloody and limping. But that was a minor incident compared to one a year and a half earlier.


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