Use of physical restraints with cognitively impaired nursing home residents.

Abstract

The issue of whether restraints should be used in nursing home settings in order to reduce the number of injuries resulting from falls remains controversial on a world-wide basis. In this Dutch study, the care of 265 residents was examined. It was found that restraints were used with 49 per cent of residents, the most frequently encountered being bed rails… (More)

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@article{Adams2004UseOP, title={Use of physical restraints with cognitively impaired nursing home residents.}, author={John L. Adams}, journal={Nursing older people}, year={2004}, volume={16 2}, pages={8} }