22 March 2009

Use of physical restraints and antipsychotic medications in nursing homes: a cross-national study

Canada highest user of restraints on elderly
National Post: 19 March 2009
In a new cross-national study, Canadian nursing homes (31%) have the highest prevalence physical restraints usage; despite years of evidence that indicate such measures bring a host of negative side effects. The study also indicated a similar usage for antipsychotics. > read story

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