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Restraints Used on One in Four Psychiatric Patients

By Crisis Prevention Institute | Posted on 08.29.2011 | 0 comments
According to a recent article on the CBC News website, restraints are used on one in four people in Ontario mental health wards.

The restraints being used include straps, sedative drugs, and other methods.  

The findings are part of a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information. The purpose of the report is to raise awareness about the use of restraint and to help hospitals minimize its use and focus on alternative solutions.

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