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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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Although three additional states do not include recommendations for SW-PBIS in seclusion and restraint policy, statewide efforts are in place to implement SW-PBIS generally.
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Mechanical means of restraint may not be used during transfer of a mental health care user or within a health establishment unless pharmacological or other means of calming, physical means of restraint or seclusion of the user are inadequate to ensure that the user does not harm him- or herself or others.
After experiencing great fame and socializing with the Hollywood elite, Gill gave up everything in 1970 and moved into seclusion to Whale Gulch, Ore.
Based upon the degree to which it separates a student from his/her peers, it is possible to categorize timeout procedures into four types: (1) inclusion, (2) exclusion, (3) seclusion, and (4) restrained timeout.
A HISTORY OF WOMEN'S SECLUSION IN THE MIDDLE EAST THE VEIL IN THE LOOKING GLASS By Ann Chamberlin published by The Haworth Press ISBN 978 0 7890 2983 6 price $24.
A History of Women's Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass is a recommended pick for college-level collections strong in both ethnic and women's studies: it offers an interdisciplinary examination of how women throughout the Middle East are and have been secluded, exploring both ideas of oppression and why it may be less oppressive than outsiders think.
Etienne is wounded by his mother's desertion when she had a religious vision that took her into seclusion, away from her son.
Historically, such conditions have created a high frequency of restraint and seclusion abuse, such as using the procedures to dominate, subordinate, and punish individuals.
Passengers can conduct meetings or travel in total seclusion.