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Restraint in children’s nursing: Addressing the distress

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Brenner, Maria, Parahoo, Kader and Taggart, Laurence (2007) Restraint in children’s nursing: Addressing the distress. Journal of Children’s and Young People’s Nursing, 1 (4). pp. 159-162. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The use of restraint in children’s nursing is a sensitive and often ataboo subject. This article aims to encourage discussion on the useof restraint in children’s nursing. The topic of child restraint is notnew yet there is little research on its impact on the child, parentsor healthcare professionals. Factors which influence healthcareprofessionals’ decision to restrain a child are presented, andhighlight some of the distress and sensitivities surrounding the useof restraints. This is followed by current expert guidance on the useof restraint in children’s nursing. Finally some suggestions are maderegarding the variety of research that could contribute to improvedunderstanding of this controversial issue.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute of Nursing and Health Research
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Managing Chronic Illness
ID Code:2588
Deposited By:Mrs Julie Cummins
Deposited On:20 Jan 2010 16:03
Last Modified:05 Mar 2012 12:06

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