Perceptions regarding the use of physical restraints with elderly persons: comparison of Israeli health care nurses and social workers.

@article{Werner2002PerceptionsRT,
  title={Perceptions regarding the use of physical restraints with elderly persons: comparison of Israeli health care nurses and social workers.},
  author={Perla Werner},
  journal={Journal of interprofessional care},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={59-68}
}
  • Perla Werner
  • Published 2002 in Journal of interprofessional care
In view of the difficulty involved in decision-making regarding the use or removal of physical restraints and the recent pattern encouraging the use of interdisciplinary teams for elder care issues, the present study compared the perceptions of Israeli nurses and social workers in health care settings regarding the use of physical restraints. Data were collected from a convenience sample of 50 nurses and 69 social workers working in long-term and acute care settings. The findings indicated that… CONTINUE READING