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

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Electroconvulsive Therapy

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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A novel positioning technique for the agitated patient after electroconvulsive therapy : Gravitational restraint. / O'Brien, Elizabeth M.; Rosenquist, Peter B.; Kimball, James N.; Minor, Larry N.; Arias, Lorraine M.

In: Journal of ECT, Vol. 26, No. 3, 01.09.2010.

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O'Brien, Elizabeth M. ; Rosenquist, Peter B. ; Kimball, James N. ; Minor, Larry N. ; Arias, Lorraine M. / A novel positioning technique for the agitated patient after electroconvulsive therapy : Gravitational restraint. In: Journal of ECT. 2010 ; Vol. 26, No. 3.
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