Initiation of physical restraint in nursing home residents following restraint reduction efforts.

@article{SullivanMarx1999InitiationOP,
  title={Initiation of physical restraint in nursing home residents following restraint reduction efforts.},
  author={Eileen M Sullivan-Marx and Neville E. Strumpf and Lois K. Evans and Mona Baumgarten and Greg Maislin},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  year={1999},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={369-79}
}
In this pilot study a one group pretest posttest design was employed to identify resident characteristics and environmental factors associated with initiation of physical restraint. Predictors of restraint initiation for older adults were examined using secondary analysis of an existing data set of nursing home residents who were subjected to a federal mandate and significant restraint reduction efforts. Lower cognitive status (OR = 1.5 [for every 7-point decrease in Mini-Mental State… CONTINUE READING
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