Patient Restraint: A New Philosophy
LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH SERVICES 1993 July-August; 2(4): 22-26, 42
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Kontio, Raija; Välimäki, Maritta; Putkonen, Hanna; Kuosmanen, Lauri; Scott, Anne; Joffe, Grigori (2010-01)The use of patient restrictions (e.g. involuntary admission, seclusion, restraint) is a complex ethical dilemma in psychiatric care. The present study explored nurses' (n = 22) and physicians' (n = 5) perceptions of what ...
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