means of restraint

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At every meal, moral influence alone restrains the more violent among them from cutting the throats of the rest; but the effect of that influence is reduced to an absolute certainty, and is found, even as a means of restraint, to say nothing of it as a means of cure, a hundred times more efficacious than all the strait-waistcoats, fetters, and handcuffs, that ignorance, prejudice, and cruelty have manufactured since the creation of the world.
It criticised a lack of therapeutic, occupational and rehabilitative activities on offer and the poor regulation of use of means of restraint. It also recommends legislative amendments to strengthen the safeguards offered to psychiatric patients.
Should the ISS Commander use force as a means of restraint? Spending six months or a year in space, cut off from any real contact with life on Earth, can be incredibly stressful.
An official from the Islamic Jihad told Gulf News that his movement's cadre had been instructed to employ the highest means of restraint and discipline and to never to act on their own.
monitoring as a means of restraint in criminal cases routinely use them in situations where individuals have been charged with sexually related crimes.
"One of them was Sam Bawden, who used wholly inappropriate, excessive and unlawful means of restraint. "He held him around the throat and continued despite members of the public screaming at him to stop.
Mechanical means of restraint may not be used during transfer of a mental health care user or within a health establishment unless pharmacological or other means of calming, physical means of restraint or seclusion of the user are inadequate to ensure that the user does not harm him- or herself or others.
The authors estimate that this torque value equates to a top load restraint of approximately 240 lb./ft.[.sup.2] During drying, torsional forces would be applied via the mechanical couple generated between sequential layers of stickers or by other means of restraint. Because the stickers provide multiple restraint points and the torsional stress in the boards is constant from end to end, each set of stickers would be responsible for only a fraction of the necessary total required torque.
(21) This states that operators of care facilities (22) must not use physical, chemical or other means of restraint to restrict the freedom of movement of an adult who lives in that facility unless: all alternatives have been exhausted; the restraint is as minimal as possible; the patient/substitute decision-maker and a physician approve a plan devised by another health care provider agreeing that it is in the patient's best interest or for the protection of others; and the need for restraint is periodically reassessed.
Twice in 14 first-half minutes, the left-back resorted to illegal means of restraint - a late lunge then a daft tug.
"These belts were originally designed to control physically violent defendants for whom no other means of restraint by law enforcement agents was possible," said Elizabeth Schroeder, assistant executive director of the ACLU-Southern California.
He believed, however, in the ability of humans to allay these disasters with reasoning and logical means of restraint. He wrote optimistically about the status of humans on the brink of the 21st century.