Physical Restraint (procedure)

Known as: Physical Immobilization, Physical Restraints, Restraint, Physical 
Use of a device for the purpose of controlling movement of all or part of the body. Splinting and casting are FRACTURE FIXATION.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES This study compares inter- and intra-country differences in the prevalence of physical restraints and antipsychotic… (More)
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2008
2008
This paper examines mental health nurses' experiences of physical restraint in an acute inpatient psychiatric setting using Van… (More)
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2008
2008
The critical care setting is perhaps the last major health care setting in which physical restraint remains a common, and… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE To describe physical restraint (PR) rates and contexts in U.S. hospitals. DESIGN This 2003-2005 descriptive study was… (More)
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2006
2006
AIM This paper reports a study examining the knowledge, attitudes and practices of staff with regard to the use of restraints in… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Physical restraints are still frequently used in nursing home residents despite growing evidence for the… (More)
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2004
2004
The authors describe a program to reduce the use of physical restraint on three psychiatric units of a university hospital. One… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Violence and aggression is common in psychiatric inpatient units. Despite the near universal prevalence of restraint, there is… (More)
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1994
1994
UNLABELLED Parents of 40 patients with Lesch-Nyhan disease completed a questionnaire detailing developmental history, life course… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is a pleiotropic cytokine produced by the cells of immune and nonimmune origin. Increased production of IL-6… (More)
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