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NICE issues guidance on the short-term management of disturbed/violent behaviour

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has today issued guidelines for the NHS on the management of disturbed/violent behaviour in psychiatric inpatient settings and emergency departments. The guideline provides a comprehensive framework for how to assess risk and prevent violence; de-escalate and calm down a potentially violent situation; and intervene safely when violence occurs.

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