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Old 11-10-2019, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Colibri View Post
I would definitely look into additional meds.
This is a complex area. Chemical control is frowned upon, and the benefit to the patient must exceed the risks, without regards to the effect the behavior has on the caretakers. Of course, risk of harm to caretakers must be minimized, but other means should be exhausted first. The Medical POA must work closely with the prescribing practitioner to do the right thing here. Disruptive behavior by itself is not a threat to the patient's life or health, after all.

I hate dealing with these issues; I have been in lawsuits testifying for infirmaries that have had to handle such patients.