Texas Health & Safety Code - Section 81.209. Use Of Physical Restraint
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§ 81.209. USE OF PHYSICAL RESTRAINT. (a) A physical
restraint may not be applied to a person unless a physician
prescribes the restraint.
(b) A physical restraint shall be removed as soon as
(c) Each use of a physical restraint and the reason for the
use shall be made a part of the patient's clinical record. The
physician who prescribed the restraint shall sign the record.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
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