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Introducing artificial intelligence in acute psychiatric inpatient care: qualitative study of its use to conduct nursing observations.
Background All patients admitted to an acute inpatient mental health unit must have nursing observations carried out at night either hourly or every 15 minutes, to ascertain that they are safe and breathing. However, while ...
Acute mental health nurses’ experience of forcibly touching service users during physical restraint
Mental health nurses use forcible touch during physical restraint. Little research considers nurses’ experiences and the meanings they give to forcible touch. This study investigated nurses’ lived experiences of forcibly ...
Systematic review of interventions to improve constant observation on adult inpatient psychiatric wards
Constant observation is frequently conducted on inpatient psychiatric units to manage patients at risk of harming themselves or others. Despite its widespread use, there is little evidence of the efficacy of the practice ...
Aiding staff wellbeing and resilience during the coronavirus pandemic
Wellbeing, knowledge and effective management are vital for healthcare staff, particularly at times of extreme stress, as with the coronavirus pandemic. This article reports on a wellbeing and resilience session, delivered ...