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
Chow TW, MacLean CH. Quality Indicators for Dementia in Vulnerable Community-Dwelling and Hospitalized Elders. Ann Intern Med. 2001;135:668–676. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-135-8_Part_2-200110161-00005
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