Adapting de-escalation techniques with deaf service users
David Jeffery Community mental health nurse and violence and personal safety adviser
Sally Austen Consultant clinical psychologist, Denmark House, Queen Elizabeth Psychiatric Hospital, Birmingham
This article discusses the reasons why deaf patients might become angry and outlines de-escalation techniques that could be used by nurses when caring for these patients.
Nursing Standard. 19, 49, 41-47. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.08.19.49.41.c3934Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review