Seclusion practice: a critical examination of the nurses' decision-making process
- A friend in deed. Sadler, Catharine // Nursing Standard;2/9/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p22
Volunteers help ease the isolation for patients at a high security hospital. Catharine Sadler reports.
- POSITION STATEMENT: THE USE OF SECLUSION IN PSYCHIATRIC SETTINGS. Khalifeh, Anas Husam // Middle East Journal of Nursing;Jun/Jul2015, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p31
This position statement is aimed to reduce psychiatric inpatient seclusion by improving nurses role and providing opponents and proponents legal overviews; this issue is one of the most controversial practices in psychiatric care according to legal perspective; the differences in legal...
- Don't leave a psych patient in waiting room. // ED Nursing;Dec2008, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p18
The article focuses on how the emergency department (ED) handles psychiatric patients in The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain, Connecticut. Nancy Bennet, educator at the hospital, asserts that psychiatric patients will not harm themselves or others even if they leave the ED. The ED...
- SIXTH NATIONAL SECLUSION AND RESTRAINT REDUCTION FORUM. // Lamp;2011, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p37
The article presents information on topics which were discussed at the sixth National Seclusion and Restraint Reduction Forum, which was held in November of 2010 and was hosted by the New South Wales Department of Health.
- Model could reduce seclusion rates. Doncliff, Brent // Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand;Sep2014, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p29
No abstract available.
- A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ACUTE HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRIC NURSE. Murphy, Russell // Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand;Oct2005, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p24
This article describes the experience of an acute hospital psychiatric nurse in New Zealand. Challenges and tasks include: taking on an allocation of four to five patients, locating these patients for tests, receiving the doctor's account of the last 24 hours for each patient on the ward,...
- Use of Seclusion: Finding the Voice of the Patient to Influence Practice. Faschingbauer, Kristine M.; Peden-McAlpine, Cynthia; Tempel, Wendy // Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services;Jul2013, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p32
Seclusion for escalating behavior in psychiatric patients has been a controversial intervention over the past 3 decades. The current study investigated the experience of seclusion from the perspective of inpatient psychiatric patients in the mid-western United States. Twelve patients were...
- Understanding and implementing the nurse's holding power (section 5(4)) of the Mental Health Act 1983. Ashmore, Russell; Carver, Neil // Mental Health Practice;Sep2014, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p30
This article explores section 5(4) of the Mental Health Act, which permits nurses of a â€˜prescribed classâ€™ to detain an informal inpatient who is receiving treatment for mental disorder for up to six hours or until a doctor or approved clinician arrives. The article raises various...
- How to Obtain Contact Hours by Reading Articles in This Issue. // Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services;Mar2014, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p19
No abstract available.