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Environmental Restraints for Dementia Patients in Long-Term Care Facilities: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: December 19, 2017
Project Number: RB1177-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of using environmental restraints for geriatric patients with dementia or psychosis in long-term care facilities?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of environmental restraints for patients with dementia or psychosis in long-term care facilities?

Key Message

No relevant evidence was identified regarding the use of environmental restraints for geriatric patients with dementia or psychosis in long-term care facilities.