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Promoting Safety: Alternative Approaches to the Use of Restraints Guideline at a Glance (Nursing Practice Guideline)

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Contact: Last Revised: 03/2017EArsenaultknudsen@uwhealth.org
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Guideline Title: Promoting Safety: Alternative Approaches to the Use of Restraints
Effective Date: March 2017
Approved By: Nursing Practice Guidelines Committee; Nursing Practice Council
I. Guideline Overview
This content is extracted from the adopted source document: Registered Nurses’ Association of
Ontario. (2012). Promoting Safety: Alternative Approaches to the Use of Restraints. Toronto,
Canada. Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. Please refer to the source guideline for
complete information.
II. Pertinent Resources
A. Policies
• 8.24, Guidelines for Treating Patients When They Refuse Medical Treatment
• 2.4.2, UWHC Restraint and Seclusion
• 13.23AP, Application of Physical Restraint (Adult & Pediatric)
• Enclosure Bed Resource
B. Patient Education Resources
• Health Facts for You (HFFY) 5435, Pediatric Restraints and Other Alternatives
• HFFY 5055, Patient Restraints and Other Alternatives
C. Clinical Tools
• Restraint Resources and Tips Webpage
A. Types of physical restraints used with adults – least to most restrictive
B. UWHC Restraint Types with Photos
III. References
See full guideline document for list of references.
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
Nursing Practice Guideline At-a-Glance