MP10 Violence and aggression: Pharmacological short term management (incorporating Rapid Tranquillisation)


Category
Medicine management
Code
MP10
Issue No
10

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 - Compliance, Quality and Assurance

Author
Chief Pharmacist
Deputy Chief Pharmacist
Senior Clinical Pharmacist
01244 397380


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

13 November 2018

Review Date

13 November 2023

Approval Meeting

Medicines Management Group (MMG)


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