A novel positioning technique for the agitated patient after electroconvulsive therapy: Gravitational restraint

Elizabeth M. O'Brien, Peter B. Rosenquist, James N. Kimball, Larry N. Minor, Lorraine M. Arias

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Abstract

We present a novel positioning technique to assist in the gentle and safe management of the postictal agitated patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of ECT
Volume26
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • PACU
  • gravitational restraint
  • gurney
  • post anesthesia care unit
  • post-ECT agitation
  • postictal agitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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