Risk factors and nursing strategies to manage choking in adults with mental illness: a systematic review protocol


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Abstract

Review question/objective:: The review objectives are:To synthesize the best available evidence on risk factors for choking in adult inpatients (18 years and over) with mental illness.To synthesize the best available evidence on non-pharmacological strategies to manage choking risk in adult inpatients (18 years and over) with mental illness.Specifically, this review seeks to answer the following questions:What are the factors that pre-dispose adults with mental illness to choking in inpatient healthcare settings?What is the effectiveness of non-pharmacological strategies to manage choking risk in adults with mental illness in inpatient healthcare settings?

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