Restraint and the older patient: legal and professional considerations.

British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)

PubMedID: 24526019

Griffith R. Restraint and the older patient: legal and professional considerations. Br J Nurs. 2014;23(3):132-3.
The use of restraint in the nursing care of older patients has rightly been identified as an emotive issue by Hughes et al (2014). Deciding whether or not to use restraint, and what form that restraint should take in practice, places nurses who care for older people on the horns of a dilemma.