MP10 Rapid tranquilisation policy


Category
Medicine management
Code
MP10
Issue No
8

Target Audience

All clinical staff

Purpose

The policy advises on the use of rapid tranquilisation within inpatient units of CWP. It covers assessment and documentation, treatment in terms of pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches, monitoring and follow up. Pharmacological approaches incorporate the 3 algorithms of treatment for CAMHS, 18-65 years and over 65 years.

Origin

Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Lead Clinical Pharmacist - Pharmacy Team


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

11 September 2014

Review Date

31 October 2015

Approval Meeting

Medicines Management Group (MMG)


Appendices

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