MP10 Rapid tranquilisation policy


Category
Medicine management
Code
MP10
Issue No
9

Target Audience

All clinical staff

Purpose

The policy advises on the pharmacological management of acute agitation or aggression within inpatient units of CWP. It covers assessment, documentation, treatment, monitoring, and follow up in relation to these pharmacological approaches. The policy includes three algorithms of treatment: one for CAMHS, one for patients aged 18-65 years, and one for patients over 65 years of age.

Origin

Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Pharmacy Team - 01625 508580
Deputy Chief Pharmacist
Lead Clinical Pharmacist
Clinical Pharmacist


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

01 March 2017

Review Date

01 March 2018

Approval Meeting

Medicines Management Group (MMG)


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