Minimizing the Use of Seclusion and Restraints
The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report, Volume 2, Number 5&6, July 2022
Daryl Knox, MD
Associate Professor, Louis Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Houston, TX.
Dr. Knox has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
How can we reduce the use of seclusions and restraints while keeping staff and patients safe? Dr. Knox gives us a detailed overview of these interventions and shares strategies to minimize their use, including by changing hospital cultures and norms.