Restrictive practice: should all nurses be competent in safe holding and restraint?

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, Senior Lecturer, Mental Health Nursing, Bournemouth University, discusses the idea that all nurses should be able to demonstrate competence in restrictive practices, and the issues that raises.


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Name: British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)
ISSN: 0966-0461
Pages: 170-171


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