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Physical restraints in residential aged care
Record ID:
26948
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2001
Author:
Harcourt, Victor ;
Source:
LIJ (2001) 75 No 10
Date_of_entry:
09/11/2001
Legislation:
Aged Care Act 1997 (Cth)
Notes:
The use of restraints in aged care facilities poses many clinical, ethical and legal dilemmas. There is a clear push towards establishing a restraint-free environment which facilities and the medical profession must recognise. A recent AMA position statement reinforces this point and emphasises the role doctors play in the implementation of restraints.
Section:
Feature
Month:
November


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