Essays Tagged: "Physical restraint"

Freedom of our Nation's Citizens

itreally meant.· Freedom- the state of being at liberty rather then in confinement or under physical restraint; ease or facility of movement or action; exemption from external control, interfe ... , right? And according to the definition, as a consequence, we have the liberty to not be under any physical restraint, right? And not just being free of physical restraint, but from any control, inte ...

(6 pages) 147 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Ethical & Legal Issues Pertaining to Physical Restraint - A Critical Analysis

Ethical & Legal Issues Pertaining to Physical Restraint - A Critical AnalysisIntroductionThe following assignment is an analysis of a cri ... the ethical and legal issues surrounding the use of restraining interventions with David, if he is physically aggressive towards another individual. On this occasion David had instigated an argument, ... id to retaliate by striking out at the other resident. As David has had various incidents involving physical aggression in the past, it was felt necessary to devise guidelines that would enable carers ...

(14 pages) 675 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Methods of intervention used in challenging behaviour - Restraint.

My method of intervention I have chosen for an example is; restraint, a form of physical intervention. It is an assertive approach to intervention.Dictionary descriptionThe act of ... trol or repression of feelings; constraint.Restraint can take many forms. It may be both verbal and physical and may vary in degree from an instruction to seclusion.The purposes of restraint are:- To ... significantly the danger to the patient or those around.The most common reasons for restraint are:- Physical assault;- Dangerous threatening or destructive behaviour;-Non-compliance with treatment;-Se ...

(4 pages) 130 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

To what extent does research support a link between stress and the immune system?

ess to assess their responses. The stressors they were exposed to were bacterial infection, toxins, physical restraint and extreme heat and cold. He called their overall reaction the GAS. There are th ... predicting physiological responses to stress. The GAS provides a very useful model of the course of physical injuries and illness in cases where stress is prolonged.The negative evaluation of the GAS ...

(3 pages) 73 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Child sexual abuse.

use of verbal coercion, in order to coax the victim into sexual acts. It could also refer to actual physical restraint, in which the victim is restrained and unable to resist. Other examples of force ... e victim is restrained and unable to resist. Other examples of force are intimidation by verbal and physical threats, and in some cases, actual physical violence. These acts of force make it very diff ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

The Use of Restraints With Elderly Patients in the Nursing Home

using restraints is to prevent injuries to these persons who are at risk of accidental falls due to physical or mental illness. The use of restraints has grown because of the concern for the safety of ... even though family members do not understand this. But many people are in opposition to the use of physical restraints in nursing homes. There are many reports of terrible injuries and even death fro ...

(9 pages) 87 0 4.3 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Eliminating Restraints in the Care of Elderly Residents

accidents from occurring. Many nursing homes over the past 100 years have implemented the usage of physical restraints. Not only were they applied to aid in fall prevention for the elderly, they were ... o used for a way to control patients with behavioral issues and therapeutic techniques (Restraints: Physical/Chemical). Physical restraints are defined as "…any device, material, or equipment that i ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues