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Project: Strategies to De-escalate Aggressive Behavior (DAB) in Psychiatric Patients

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DAB KQ 1 Benefits: Aggression and S/R Emmanuel Coker-Schwimmer 1
DAB KQ 2 Harms Emmanuel Coker-Schwimmer 2


Associated Studies (each link opens a new tab)

Title Author Year
Randomized controlled trial of intramuscular droperidol versus midazolam for violence and acute behavioral disturbance: the DORM study. Isbister GK., Calver LA., Page CB., Stokes B., Bryant JL., Downes MA. 2010
Structured risk assessment and violence in acute psychiatric wards: randomised controlled trial. Abderhalden C., Needham I., Dassen T., Halfens R., Haug HJ., Fischer JE. 2008
Decreasing the use of restraint and seclusion among psychiatric inpatients. Hellerstein DJ., Staub AB., Lequesne E. 2007
Intramuscular flunitrazepam versus intramuscular haloperidol in the emergency treatment of aggressive psychotic behavior. Dorevitch A., Katz N., Zemishlany Z., Aizenberg D., Weizman A. 1999
Aggression and seclusion on acute psychiatric wards: effect of short-term risk assessment. van de Sande R., Nijman HL., Noorthoorn EO., Wierdsma AI., Hellendoorn E., van der Staak C., Mulder CL. 2011
P.R.N. (As-needed) orders and exposure of psychiatric inpatients to unnecessary psychotropic medications. Thapa PB., Palmer SL., Owen RR., Huntley AL., Clardy JA., Miller LH. 2003
Effects of a psychiatric intensive care unit in an acute psychiatric department. Vaaler AE., Morken G., Fløvig JC., Iversen VC., Linaker OM. 2006
Improving alcohol withdrawal outcomes in acute care. Melson J., Kane M., Mooney R., Mcwilliams J., Horton T. 2014
Effects of a recovery-oriented cognitive therapy training program on inpatient staff attitudes and incidents of seclusion and restraint. Chang NA., Grant PM., Luther L., Beck AT. 2014
Early pharmacological treatment of delirium may reduce physical restraint use: a retrospective study. Michaud CJ., Thomas WL., McAllen KJ. 2014
Contemporary management of aggression in an inner city mental health service. Emmerson B., Fawcett L., Ward W., Catts S., Ng A., Frost A. 2007
Organizational and unit factors contributing to reduction in the use of seclusion and restraint procedures on an acute psychiatric inpatient unit. Pollard R., Yanasak EV., Rogers SA., Tapp A. 2007
Preliminary outcomes of a trial to reduce conflict and containment on acute psychiatric wards: City Nurses. Bowers L., Brennan G., Flood C., Lipang M., Oladapo P. 2006
Association between seclusion and restraint and patient-related violence. Khadivi AN., Patel RC., Atkinson AR., Levine JM. 2004
A program to reduce use of physical restraint in psychiatric inpatient facilities. Jonikas JA., Cook JA., Rosen C., Laris A., Kim JB. 2004
Reduction of episodes of seclusion and restraint in a psychiatric emergency service. D'Orio BM., Purselle D., Stevens D., Garlow SJ. 2004
Datapoints: use of restraint before and after implementation of the new HCFA rules. Currier GW., Farley-Toombs C. 2002
Reducing seclusion through involuntary medication: a randomized clinical trial. Georgieva I., Mulder CL., Noorthoorn E. 2013
Effectiveness and efficiency of cognitive-behavioral group therapy for inpatients: 4-year follow-up study. Veltro F., Vendittelli N., Oricchio I., Addona F., Avino C., Figliolia G., Morosini P. 2008
Removal from stimuli for crisis intervention: using least restrictive methods to improve the quality of patient care. Canatsey K., Roper JM. -- Not Found --
Prevention and management of aggression training and violent incidents on U.K. Acute psychiatric wards. Bowers L., Nijman H., Allan T., Simpson A., Warren J., Turner L. 2006
Case study evaluating the impact of de-escalation and physical intervention training. Laker C., Gray R., Flach C. 2010
A double-blind study of lorazepam versus the combination of haloperidol and lorazepam in managing agitation. Bieniek SA., Ownby RL., Penalver A., Dominguez RA. -- Not Found --
Oral risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine versus haloperidol in psychotic agitation. Villari V., Rocca P., Fonzo V., Montemagni C., Pandullo P., Bogetto F. 2008
Staff training decreases use of seclusion and restraint in an acute psychiatric hospital. Forster PL., Cavness C., Phelps MA. 1999
A replication study of the City nurse intervention: reducing conflict and containment on three acute psychiatric wards. Bowers L., Flood C., Brennan G., Allan T. 2008
Chemical restraint for the agitated patient in the emergency department: lorazepam versus droperidol. Richards JR., Derlet RW., Duncan DR. -- Not Found --
Cost-effective communication skills training for state hospital employees. Smoot SL., Gonzales JL. 1995
Use of antipsychotics and benzodiazepines in patients with psychiatric emergencies: results of an observational trial. Wilhelm S., Schacht A., Wagner T. 2008




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