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seclusion

 [sĕ-kloo´zhun]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as solitary containment in a fully protective environment with close surveillance by nursing staff for purposes of safety or behavior management.

seclusion1

[siklo̅o̅′zhən]
Etymology: L, secludere, to isolate
(in psychiatry) the isolation of a patient in a special room to decrease stimuli that might be causing or exacerbating the patient's emotional distress. The room is free from objects that the patient might use to cause self-harm or to harm others.

seclusion2

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as solitary containment in a fully protective environment with close surveillance by nursing staff for purposes of safety or behavior management. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

seclusion

A strategy for managing disturbed and violent patients in psychiatric units in the UK, which consists of supervised confinement of the patient to a separate room (i.e., involuntary isolation) to protect him- or herself and others from harm.

seclusion

Forensic psychiatry A strategy for managing disturbed and violent Pts in psychiatric units, which consists of supervised confinement of a Pt to a room–ie, involuntary isolation, to protect others from harm
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The use of seclusion facilities to deal with misbehaving students in Springfield public schools has declined dramatically in recent years.
Springfield students were placed into seclusion 61 times during the 2011-12 school year, but the number of reported incidents in the 2012-13 school year fell to 13.
An international review of the incidence of seclusion showed a vast range in the frequency and duration of seclusion, [11] from seclusion episodes of 300 hours in the Netherlands to rare seclusions in the UK.
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The purpose of this article is (a) to evaluate the extent to which state-level policies have recently changed in regulating the use of seclusion or restraint procedures, and (b) to detail what components of comprehensive restraint and seclusion policy are indicated.
The goal of the effort, reducing the use of seclusion and restraint practices, was straightforward according to CEO Jim Gaynor.
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The Eugene district reported 39 incidents of seclusion that involved nine students last year, compared with 142 incidents in the 2011-12 school year, and 235 in 2010-11.
Seclusion rooms - obscure and controversial rooms used in schools across the country - won't be quite so obscure at the end of the school year when districts will be required to make public an annual report on how students are confined in these secure holding areas.
The bill aims to protect children against improper methods of restraint and seclusion by regulating when these techniques can be used and what training the school faculty must go through.
Deaths and other adverse reactions from, often unnecessary, restraints and seclusion have led to action by Congress and several public and private organizations (e.
The law, however, doesn't apply to the seclusion rooms more common to Oregon schools.