Evidence statement

Level of evidenceEvidence statement
Level 4There is no evidence to ascertain whether:
ethnicity, gender or special concerns (for example, disability) impact on or influence the approach to short-term management of disturbed/violent behaviour by psychiatric patients in emergency departments.
There is no evidence to determine staff or service user perspectives on whether ethnicity, gender or other special concerns influence or have an impact on the short-term management of disturbed/violent behaviour in emergency departments.

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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