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
StatePublished - Sep 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

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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