Sudden death during restraint: a study to measure the effect of restraint positions on the rate of recovery from exercise.

@article{Parkes2000SuddenDD,
  title={Sudden death during restraint: a study to measure the effect of restraint positions on the rate of recovery from exercise.},
  author={Jeannette Parkes},
  journal={Medicine, science, and the law},
  year={2000},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={39-44}
}
A small number of mental health patients have died suddenly following violent behaviour and restraint by staff. The safety of certain restraint positions has been questioned. This study evaluates two control and restraint (C & R) positions commonly used by health service staff. A repeated measures design was used to study rate of recovery from exercise in… CONTINUE READING