Body cameras on staff reduced attacks in psychiatric wards, finds study

BMJ, 9 May 2017

A mental health unit where staff members wore body cameras saw incidents involving emergency restraint halve over three months and complaints drop, a pilot study has found. Violent incidents also decreased on three of the five wards studied, though incidents of verbal abuse increased…

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