State Restrains Psychiatric Patients At High Rate

Number 26583
Subject Hospitals
Source Connecticut Health Investigative Team
State Connecticut
Year 2014
Publication Date 05/31/14
Summary Between 2001 and 2007, Connecticut hospitals have been cited by the federal government for overuse of restraints and seclusions involving psychiatric patients. When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released for the first time data on hospital restraints it was an opportunity to report on the restraint practices at Connecticut's hospitals.
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Keywords hospitals; restraint; medical care; seclusion
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