Treatment of pediatric behavioral health patients with intravenous and instramuscular chemical restraints: Results from a nationwide sample of emergency departments

Background:┬áBehavioral health crises in pediatric emergency department (ED) patients are increasingly common. Chemical restraints can be utilized for patients who present imminent danger to self or others. We sought to describe the use of intravenous (IV)/intramuscular (IM) chemical restraints for pediatric behavioral health ED patients across a nationwide sample of hospitals and describe factors associated […]