There were four assaults reported within the last week, three of which were at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center or related branches.
The first assault occurred June 5 at the Wexner Medical Center Emergency Department, but was reported June 10.
A male nurse was kicked in the head and briefly lost consciousness in the assault, according to a University Police report. He was assigned to care for a patient who threatened him and was verbally abusive to the point of disrupting other patients.
When the nurse attempted to administer treatment to the patient at the foot of the bed, the patient kicked him in the temple and the nurse… Read more