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Letter to the Editor

Physical Restraints, Thromboembolism, and Death in 2 Patients

Arthur Lazarus

Published: March 1, 2001

Article Abstract

Letter to the Editor

Sir: Thromboembolism has occurred in relation to stupor and catatonia and to psychotropic medication. I report 2 fatalities associated with physical restraints in which thromboembolism was the underlying cause of death.

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Volume: 62

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