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