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The Use of Safe Rooms for Inpatient Psychiatric Care: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: October 11, 2017
Project Number: RB1145-000
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 the use of safe rooms as part of inpatient psychiatric care?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of safe rooms as part of inpatient psychiatric care?

Key Message

Five non-randomized studies and two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding of the use of safe rooms as part of inpatient psychiatric care.