You respond to a call for a man with an ALOC. When you arrive on scene, you find a male patient who is behaving erratically. He is screaming and pacing. Witnesses say he is threatening to “kill someone.” You should immediately ____.
Approach him and quickly administer a sedative so he can relax.
Approach the man and try to verbally de-escalate the situation.
Call for law enforcement backup before approaching the man.
Place restraints on the man to make sure he does not hurt himself or others.
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