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Seclusion and restraint (SR) continue to be used in psychiatric settings when a patient is a harm to self or others despite growing concern and calls to eliminate the practice

Seclusion and restraint (SR) continue to be used in psychiatric settings when a patient is a harm to self or others despite growing concern and calls to eliminate the practice due to its harmful, potentially life-threatening effects on patients. The purpose of this evidence-based project was to assist a hospital in the southwestern United States decrease their seclusion and restraint rates among their adolescent patients. Trauma-informed care approaches have been shown to significantly reduce the incidence of SR in inpatient settings.

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Date Created
  • 2020-05-03
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  • Collaborating institutions
    College of Nursing and Health Innovation

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