TITLE

Unexpected death related to restraint for excited delirium: A retrospective study of deaths in police custody and in the community

AUTHOR(S)
Pollanen, Michael S.; Chiasson, David A.; Cairns, James T.; Young, James G.
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/16/98, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p1603
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the records of 21 cases of unexpected death in people with excited delirium by the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario between 1988 and 1995. Details on eyewitness testimony, findings during postmortem examinations, clinical history; Details on the events surrounding the deaths; The issue of excited delirium and cocaine use.
ACCESSION #
744074

 

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