Hospitals already use color coding, ranging from the disasters of a severity of the patient for daily use in patients with food allergies. In the UK, however, a hospital is taking the color coding system to a new level by labeling the drunk and violent patients, reports the Australian Associated Press.
As an alternative to having armed guards in hospitals (despite protests from medical groups argue that such a practice would encourage patients disruptive) use Luton and Dunstable Hospital in Britain a yellow card system red in hopes of reducing violence hospital. For example, if a patient becomes violent, he or she receives a red card, was escorted from the hospital, and it is forbidden to the hospital for six months, unless faced with a potentially fatal disease. Alfred in Melbourne is considering a card system similar color.
United States, hospitals across the country to raise awareness of violence hospital, particularly in emergency departments and psychiatric facilities. Although the color coding system for unruly patients may be an alternative to military security, the practice of the prohibition of hospital patients can not be as easily transferred across country lines.