Emergency Psychiatry

Emergency Psychiatry

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Written and edited by leading emergency psychiatrists, this is the first comprehensive text devoted to emergency psychiatry. 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 throughout to reinforce key clinical points. This text brings together relevant principles from many psychiatric subspecialtiesa€”community, consultation/liaison, psychotherapy, substance abuse, psychopharmacology, disaster, child, geriatric, administrative, forensica€”as well as from emergency medicine, psychology, law, medical ethics, and public health policy. The emerging field of disaster psychiatry is also addressed. A companion Website offers instant access to the fully searchable text. (www.glickemergencypsychiatry.com)medication. Most of these patients have a physical cause for their pain; all are addicted to opioids, and all they want from the ... Hydrocodone is the most common drug requested; these patients are typically using thirty to fifty 10mg ... The safety of PES staff and their patients must be ensured for good treatment to proceed.

Title:Emergency Psychiatry
Author:Rachel L. Glick, Jon S. Berlin, Avrim Fishkind
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008


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