Management of Violence and Aggression

1st Edition

A Manual for Nurses and Health Care Workers

Authors:

  • Tom Mason
  • Mark Chandley
    • Print ISBN 9780443059346

    Table of Contents

    Section 1: General Overview of Violence and Aggression
    Introduction
    The Dynamic of Violence and Aggression
    Phases of Violence and Aggression
    Section 2: Options Available in the Phases of Violence and Aggression
    Phase 1: Phase of Relative Normality
    Observation, Surveillance and Diversionary Techniques
    Resources and Staffing
    Phase 2: Phase of Pre-Aggression.
    Intervention Modalities and Models
    Controlling Measures and Management
    Phase 3: Phase of Attack
    Isolation Techniques
    Physical Restraint
    Mechanical Control
    Chemical Control
    Section 3: Corollaries of Violence and Aggression
    Serious Situations
    Injuries, Job Stress and Burnout
    Learning from Experience

    Details

    No. of pages:
    288
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 1999
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443059346

    About the authors

    Tom Mason

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

    Mark Chandley

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Team leader, Elms Ward, Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK, Ashworth Hospital, Maghull, Merseyside, UK