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