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Physical Restraints for Use in Long-Term Care Settings: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: March 2, 2020
Project Number: RB1453-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of using physical restraints for adults in long-term care settings?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of physical restraints for adults in long-term care settings?

Key Message

One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding the use of physical restraints for adults in long-term care settings.