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The Use of Restraints During Acute Mental Health Interventions: A Review of the Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Last Updated: July 4, 2013
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

Report in Brief Context
Use of physical restraints to manage the behaviour of psychiatric in-patients is a controversial issue. Physical restraints do not have a known function as a mental health treatment intervention. Instead, they are used as a safety measure to reduce patient self-harm or harm to ot...

  • Project Number: RC0463-000