Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Promoting Safety: Alternative Approaches to the Use of Restraints

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Mental Health & Addictions Initiative
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About this Guideline:

Nurses require knowledge and evidence on the use of alternative approaches to the use of restraints. The promotion of safe evidence based care is the goal to prevent the untoward incidents from the use of restraints.

This guideline offers nurses a model which will help them to examine their approach to the use of restraints within their practice.