This Article Builds on a BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY Article
This Article in the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing builds on a treatment approach introduced in the December 20, 2011 edition of the British Journal of Psychiatry. This approach was summarized in the January 1, 2012 KennedyMD Publishing Newsletter entitled:
"Restraint and Seclusion Reduced by K Axis Use"
This January 1, 2012 Newsletter highlights this new approach which uses the Kennedy Axis V to guide treatment for violent patients:
"In other words, the use of structured risk assessment tools, including the Kennedy Axis V, might help to reduce violence and the associated clinical interventions [seclusion and restraint] in psychiatric wards."
Click Here to View the January 1, 2012 KennedyMD Publishing Newsletter