Tiffany W. Chow, MD; Catherine H. MacLean, MD, PhD
Consistent release from the restraints at least every 2 hours;
Face-to-face reassessment by a physician or nurse at least every 4 hours and before renewal of the restraint order;
Observation at least every 15 minutes, and more frequently if indicated by the patient's condition, while the patient is in restraints;
Interventions every 2 hours (or as indicated by patient's condition or needs) related to nutrition, hydration, personal hygiene, toileting, and range of motion exercises
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Chow TW, MacLean CH. Quality Indicators for Dementia in Vulnerable Community-Dwelling and Hospitalized Elders. Ann Intern Med. ;135:668–676. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-135-8_Part_2-200110161-00005
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