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Ensure appropriate use of soft restraints, drugs

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, July 1, 2008

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Editor’s note: Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, director of hospital risk management for OHIC Insurance Company, The Doctor’s Company, in Columbus, OH, is the “CMS corner” lead contributor. Submit a topic idea to her by contacting BOJ Managing Editor Matt Phillion at mphillion@hcpro.com.

In the June issue, we began our discussion on restraints, following the recent release of CMS’ interpretive guidelines on the subject. This month, we will continue our discussion by addressing soft limb restraints and drugs as restraints.

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