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Restraints Used on 1 in 4 Psychiatric Patients

By Crisis Prevention Institute | Posted on 08.25.2011 | 0 comments
Restraints Used on 1 in 4 Psychiatric Patients
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"Nearly one in four people in mental health wards in Ontario are restrained using straps, sedative drugs or other methods," says a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).


The CIHI analyzed "control interventions" to help hospitals and staff understand and minimize the use of restraints by following guidelines, implementing training, and sharing other successful strategies.


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Download the full report for free: Restraint Use and Other Control Interventions for Mental Health Inpatients in Ontario.

 

 
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