Ban on cage beds premature: Czech officials

Spritzer, Dinah
September 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/14/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 6, p557
Academic Journal
Reports on the decision of the Czech Republic, Slovenia and Hungary to ban the use of cage beds to restrain patients with mental disabilities, in 2004. Skepticism about the implementation of the decision; Implications of the removal of cage beds from mental hospitals; Factors which contribute to the maltreatment of the mentally handicapped in the former Eastern bloc.


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