Table 1

Number and proportion of mechanical restraint and seclusion in seven German and seven Swiss psychiatric hospitals

    Interventions


Germany

Switzerland


mechanical restraint (number of hospitals = 7)

seclusion (number of hospitals = 7)

mechanical restraint (number of hospitals = 6)

seclusion (number of hospitals = 7)

N

2499

2510

168

643

%

49.9 %

50.1 %

20.7 %

79.3 %


In one Swiss hospital no mechanical restraint was used.

Martin et al. Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2007 3:1   doi:10.1186/1745-0179-3-1

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