Psychiatric patients experiences with mechanical restraints
: An interview study.
In addition, only one state, Hawaii, allowed restraint to "restrain a student from wrongdoing." Interestingly, nearly a third of the policies (9 states) specifically forbid the use of mechanical restraints
while five (Colorado, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Utah) allowed for its use but only under specific conditions, including: (a) self-injurious behaviors, (b) when stipulated in the individual education plan, (IEP), and (c) on the bus (bus harness).
Practice patterns related to mechanical restraint
across a multi-institutional health care system.
use among residents of skilled nursing home facilities: Prevalence, patterns and predictors.
During 2001, the nine hospitals combined used a total of 1,440 hours of mechanical restraint
and 290 hours of seclusion.
Unlike its neighbour, the asylum eschewed mechanical restraint
of its inmates, widely practised elsewhere, where the imbalance between staff and inmates made straitjacket and handcuffs a cheap and convenient way of keeping order.
Senate Bill 72 would order the State Board of Education to implement rules banning mechanical restraints
or medication to limit a child's movements without a doctor's authorization.
The Virginia Treatment Center for Children in Richmond, Va., has built its treatment philosophy around never using mechanical restraints
on its patients.
Those members selected to be part of a ship's naval boarding party must undergo extensive weapons training using the Sig Sauer handgun, MP5 machine gun, Remington 870 shotgun, C8, pepper spray, ASP baton and mechanical restraints