Physical Restraint: An Algorithm
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Restraints Improvement Group
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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Restraints Improvement Group. Physical Restraint: An Algorithm. The Internet Journal of Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine. 1998 Volume 3 Number 2.
Beverly Mitchell RN, Joni Herman RN, Eden Bautista RN, Anna Mathew RN, Tracy Chien RN, Sara John RN, Anna Cherian RN, Mary Zacharih RN, Angela Arnold RN, Sirene Parreno RN, Maria Bunagan RN, Uselyn Deary RN, Gayle Balmaceda RN, Marian Wilson RN, Monique Vincent RN, The Quality Improvement Team, The Education Team, MICU & SICU Staff, Gregory Botz MD, Olivier Wenker MD
Treat or eliminate causes for abnormal behavior. The standard of practice is non- restraint except under unique circumstances after exhausting all reasonable alternatives.