A national survey of the use of physical restraint in long-term care hospitals in Japan.


AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To investigate the prevalence of physical restraints in the long-term care hospitals in Japan and to examine the factors of physical restraint use, including the specific skills/techniques that the staff use to minimise the restraints. Background.  Despite the national efforts to nullify physical restraint, it is still prevalent in long… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03971.x


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