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Craig Colony for Epileptics Female Restraint Record

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
Information in this volume includes name of patient; year, month, day, and hour restraint was applied and removed; why patient was restrained; how patient was restrained; and name of medical officer. Reasons listed for application of restraint include quarreling, fighting, refusing to work, mentally disturbed, confused, creating disturbance, assaulting nurse, and wandering away. "How restrained" includes "day room," "infirmary," "sick ward," and "isolation."
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Quantity:
0.5 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1901-1911
Series Number:
B2317

Arrangement

Chronological by date of first restraint.

Scope and Content Note

Information in this volume includes name of patient; year, month, day, and hour restraint was applied and removed; why patient was restrained; how patient was restrained; and name of medical officer. Reasons listed for application of restraint include quarreling, fighting, refusing to work, mentally disturbed, confused, creating disturbance, assaulting nurse, and wandering away. "How restrained" includes "day room," "infirmary," "sick ward," and "isolation."

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Access Restrictions

Restricted in accordance with Mental Hygiene Law, Section 33.13, relating to confidentiality of clinical records. Access is permitted under certain conditions upon approval by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

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Acquistion Information

This series was transferred to the New York State Archives by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

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