Violence: The short-term management of disturbed/violent behaviour in in-patient psychiatric settings and emergency departments

NICE guidelines [CG25] Published date:

Review decision date: February 2012

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Following the recent review recommendation, an update of this guideline is currently in the process of being scheduled into the work programme. Details of any update will be available on the guidelines in development webpage.

The NICE clinical guideline on managing disturbed/violent behaviour covers how people in the NHS should try to prevent violent situations from happening, and what they should do if someone becomes violent.

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