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Healthcare and Gun Violence

Violent trauma is a leading cause of death worldwide but through increased understanding of root causes of violence and mental health services, we can prevent people from becoming patients.
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De-escalation: Determine if safe for medical intervention. Determine cause - usually delirium with an underlying medical cause, substance abuse or withdrawal or psychiatric disorders
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Physical Restraint

Reviewed and revised 30 July 2014 OVERVIEW Physical restraint is any manual method, physical or mechanical device, material, or equipment that immobilizes or reduces the ability of a patient to move his or her arms, legs, body, or head freely Seclusion…

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Chemical Restraint

Chemical restraint or emergency sedation is used for management of acute behavioral emergencies. A drug is considered a restraint when it is used as a restriction to manage the patient's behavior or restrict the patient's freedom of movement and is not a standard treatment or dosage for the patient's condition.