Published January 1996
by Mosby Elsevier Health Science .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
On the other hand, emergency room psychiatrists as well as residents and other trainees have long wished for a truly comprehensive textbook that would cover the spectrum of emergency psychiatry. This book is just such a definitive and comprehensive volume for the specialist, while at the same time a clear, succinct, and comprehensive reference. The book blends the authors' clinical experience with evidence-based information, expert opinions, and American Psychiatric Association guidelines for emergency psychiatry. Case studies are used. 1 Brown WA, Kazim A: Emergency Psychiatry: Principles and Practice [book review]. JAMA –, Google Scholar. 2 Rimkunos LH: Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry [book review]. Annals of Emergency Medicine –98, Crossref, Google Scholar. 3 Sagduyu K: Emergency Psychiatry [book review].Author: Jared T. Ritter, Brett Y. Lu. Originally published in , this volume presents the clinical and administrative aspects of emergency psychiatry from the point of view of the clinician administrator involved in organizing and running an emergency service. Part 1 provides an administrative overview of psychiatric emergency care – the development of the field, the concepts Cited by: 4.
Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults 7 INTRODUCTION Psychiatric evaluations vary according to their purpose. This guideline is intended primarily for general, emergency, and consultation evaluations for clinical purposes. It is applicable to eval-uations conducted by a psychiatrist with adult patients (age 18 or older), although sections may. The emergency room is a team effort and Big Book of Emergency Department Psychiatry includes the perspectives of its members: psychiatrist, nurse, social worker and non-psychiatric emergency doctor. Make room for it on your bookshelf." David W Preven, MD. Clinical Professor Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. Thomas H. Valk, in Travel Medicine (Fourth Edition), The Pretravel Risk Assessment. Given the potential consequences of a psychiatric emergency in the overseas environment an inquiry into past psychiatric history and treatment should always be a part of the pretravel consultation. Most travel medicine specialists should already be acquainted with such an inquiry, as it must be done if. Part IV, Structure and Infrastructure—focuses on such often-overlooked topics as financing of care, risk management, electronic medical records, and the actual architecture of psychiatric hospitals, as well as the roles of psychiatric hospital administrators, psychiatric nurses, and psychiatrists and psychologists.
As the first interdisciplinary book to integrate psychiatric and emergency care, the text uniquely covers a myriad of serious medical conditions, acute mental status and dangerous behavioral abnormalities. The book focuses on guidelines that support emergency room physicians with little formal medical training in addiction medicine. A viral video is drawing attention to a problem in hospital emergency rooms across the country. More and more patients with urgent psychiatric conditions aren't receiving the care they need. It is a testament to the coming of age of emergency psychiatry that a text of this caliber can be produced. Michael H. Allen, the editor of Emergency Psychiatry, assembled national experts in the field of emergency psychiatry to concisely write about the acute evaluation and care of psychiatric patients. This text, which is part of American Psychiatric Publishing's "Review of Psychiatry. Of course, this requires that one knows how psychiatric disorders present.2, 3 A broad-based interview and examination can elicit psychological and social problems, indicating the need for a complete psychiatric evaluation in the ED or as part of the ED discharge by: 8.