Physical Restraints for Adults With Mental Health Conditions or Dementia in Inpatient and Correctional Settings


( Last Updated : May 31, 2022)
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RB1615-000

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Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of physical restraints versus no physical restraints for adults with mental health conditions or dementia in inpatient and correctional settings?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of physical restraints versus alternative restraints for adults with mental health conditions or dementia in inpatient and correctional settings?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of physical restraints for adults with mental health conditions or dementia in inpatient and correctional settings?

Key Message

No evidence was identified about the clinical effectiveness of physical restraints versus no physical restraints for adults with mental health conditions or dementia in inpatient and correctional settings.

No evidence was identified about the clinical effectiveness of physical restraints versus alternative restraints for adults with mental health conditions or dementia in inpatient and correctional settings.

No relevant evidence-based guidelines were identified about the use of physical restraints for adults with mental health conditions or dementia in inpatient and correctional settings.