NC medical center studies law enforcement's handling of EDPs

A pilot program will determine how long a police officer is needed to guard a patient

Winston Salem-Journal

FORSYTH, N.C. — Determining the most effective way of handling a mentally ill patient in the emergency room has vexed law-enforcement, health-care and mental-health officials for years.

A pilot program at Forsyth Medical Center is showing promise for resolving one of the biggest obstacles - determining how long a law-enforcement officer is needed to guard a patient.

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