pharmacologic restraint

A pharmacologic agent—e.g., an anxiolytic, hypnotic, neuroleptic, or sedative—used to control or restrain an inmate or patient in a sheltered environment—e.g., mental institution or nursing home
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pharmacologic restraint

A pharmacologic agent–eg, anxiolytics, hypnotics, neuroleptics, sedatives used to control or restrain an inmate or Pt in a sheltered environment–eg, mental institution or nursing home. Cf Physical restraint.
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