Use of physical and chemical restraints in medical teaching units

Kow, Janet V.; Hogan, David B.
February 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/08/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 3, p339
Academic Journal
Reports on a study of the use of physical and chemical restraints on Canadian patients. Efforts to assess the incidence and type of restraint use, the indications of their use and the adequacy of documentation; Methods of the study; Results; Conclusion that there is a need for guidelines on the rational use of restraints.


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