Does de-escalation really work? Is there possibly a better approach?

Is De-escalation a myth? Exploring Escalation Control in this episode of Chronicles of a Culture Changer with Kip Teitsort, Founder of DT4EMS.
There is a huge emphasis on de-escalation in emergency medicine, yet the assaults keep happening. Would it make a difference if the focus shifted to escalation control instead?

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