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Guidance leaflet

Seclusion and mechanical restraint in general psychiatry

This good practice guideline aims to determine the place of seclusion and restraint in general psychiatry. The objective is to enable Healthcare professionals who could use these last resort measures to improve and harmonize their practices, by meeting clinical, ethical, legal, and organizational requirements. The main goal is the improvement of  the safety and the quality of patient care.

February 2017


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Posted on Mar 20 2017