Medication/Chemical Restraint Policy

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Donald McKaig
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Medication/Chemical Restraint Policy

We are working to update our restraint policies to clearly define the role for medication restraints and the appropriate documentation and patient monitoring required. Hoping others could share their policies and provide some feedback on what EHR-based strategies (e.g., order panels, "quick lists", etc.) do you employ to ensure that medication orders are clearly ordered as a restraint an require documentation.