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

Pollanen, Michael S.; Chiasson, David A.; Cairns, James T.; Young, James G.
June 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/16/98, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p1603
Academic Journal
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.


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