1 Psykiatrisk Center Sct. Hans, Mental Health Services, The Capital Region of Denmark2 Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark3 Psykiatrisk Center Sct. Hans, Retspsykiatrisk afd. R, Psykiatrisk Center Sct. Hans, Mental Health Services, The Capital Region of Denmark4 unknown5 Psykiatrisk Center Glostrup, Mental Health Services, The Capital Region of Denmark
preventive factors in theory and practice. A Danish-Norwegian association study
PURPOSE: To examine how potential mechanical restraint preventive factors in hospitals are associated with the frequency of mechanical restraint episodes. DESIGN AND METHODS: This study employed a retrospective association design, and linear regression was used to assess the associations. FINDINGS: Three mechanical restraint preventive factors were significantly associated with low rates of mechanical restraint use: mandatory review (exp[B] = .36, p < .01), patient involvement (exp[B] = .42, p < .01), and no crowding (exp[B] = .54, p < .01). PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS: None of the three mechanical restraint preventive factors presented any adverse effects; therefore, units should seriously consider implementing these measures.
Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 2014, Vol 50, Issue 3, p. 155-66
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ICN - International Council of Nurses Congress 2013