Evidence statement

Level of evidenceEvidence statement
Level 4The limited evidence suggests that staff users regard internal factors (that is, caused by illness) and the interplay between internal and external factors (such as staff limit setting) as contributing to disturbed/violent behaviour.

From: 7, Methods and findings

Cover of Violence
Violence: The Short-Term Management of Disturbed/Violent Behaviour in In-Patient Psychiatric Settings and Emergency Departments.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 25.
National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care (UK).
Copyright © 2006, Royal College of Nursing.

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