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Physical Restraints | Risk Factors for Death or Serious Injury

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for serious outcome for a patient placed into physical restraints.

Specialty:

General content (available to all)

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects, prevention

ICD-10:

Y88.2, Y88.3

Description:

Death or serious injury may be associated with the use of physical restraints. A number of risk factors may increase the risk of a serious outcome.

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