Breaking Down Barriers & Reducing Restraints in the Intensive Care Unit ​

Julie Scebold scebold@mgmc.com BSN, RN

Abbey Malone malone@mgmc.com BSN, RN, CMSRN

Amy Dagestad dagestad@mgmc.com MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, RNC-OB

References:​

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