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Table 5 Cost per agitation state and containment measure applied until the agitation event has been effectively solved (Euros 2013)

From: In-patient costs of agitation and containment in a mental health catchment area

  Costs States of agitation Total
Anxiety and irritability Sub-agitation and agitation without aggressiveness Agitation with aggression against objects Agitation with aggression against persons
AAI MA AAO AAP
Line of intervention L1: VC + S 14,583.68 € 7266.82 € 12,210.95 € 2088.60 € 36,150.05 €
L2: VC + SC + S 20.504.36 € 12,821.29 € 77,701.56 € 9808.76 € 120,835.96 €
L3: VC + SC + R + S - € - € 91,183.34 € 32,364.86 € 121,881.05 €
Total 35,088.03 € 20,088.12 € 181,095.85 € 44,263.22 € 280,535.00 €
  1. VC Verbal containment, S Surveillance, SC seclusion, R restraint