The Use of Restraints and Excited Delirium or Positional Asphyxia: A Review of the Safety and Guidelines

This report investigates three research questions: (1) What is the safety of restraints and/or restraining methods for people in custody or in healthcare facilities? (2) What are the evidence-based guidelines for the prevention or management of excited delirium? and (3) What are the evidence-based guidelines for the prevention or management of positional asphyxia?

Issue/Condition - Problème / état: 
Author/Publisher - Auteur/Éditeur: 
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Date Published: 
2016-01