- Pennsylvania State Hospital system's seclusion and restraint reduction programGregory M Smith
Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 18109 2498, USA
Psychiatr Serv 56:1115-22. 2005..This study examined the use of seclusion and mechanical restraint from 1990 to 2000 and the rate of staff injuries from patient assaults from 1998 to 2000 in a state hospital system...
- Psychiatric use of unscheduled medications in the Pennsylvania state hospital system: effects of discontinuing the use of P.R.N. ordersGregory M Smith
Allentown State Hospital, Allentown, PA 18109, USA
Community Ment Health J 44:261-70. 2008..Cessation of p.r.n. medication use for psychiatric indications has significantly decreased patient exposure to unnecessary psychotropic medications and has resulted in a safer hospital system...
- Relationship Between Seclusion and Restraint Reduction and Assaults in Pennsylvania's Forensic Services Centers: 2001-2010Gregory M Smith
Mr Smith and Mr Steinmetz are with Allentown State Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania e mail Ms Ashbridge is with Danville State Hospital, Danville, Pennsylvania Dr Altenor is with Wernersville State Hospital, Wernersville, Pennsylvania Dr Davis, Mr Mader, and Dr Adair are with the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Department of Human Services, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Psychiatr Serv 66:1326-32. 2015..It also examined the correlation between declining use of containment procedures and patient-to-patient and patient-to-staff assaults...