Nursing Interventions for the Restrained Patient

by Cathy Parkes January 20, 2022 Updated: February 16, 2024

The timing of nursing interventions for the restrained patient is crucial! Be sure to assess the patient's status every 15 minutes.

The timing of nursing interventions for the restrained patient is crucial!

1) Assess the patient's status every 15 minutes.

2) Offer fluids, ROM exercises, and toileting every 2 hours.

3) Immediately remove restraints once the patient is no longer a danger to themselves or others.


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