Edited by Bob Gates and Owen Barr

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199533220
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598038 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Emergency management of a person in a seizure - Dealing with abuse - Self-harm - Risk of suicide - Self-injury - Physical assault - De-escalation - Use of restraint - Missing person - Allergies - Adverse reactions to medications - Medication error - Needle stick/sharps injuries

Chapter.  8804 words. 

Subjects: Learning Disabilities

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