Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry

Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry

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Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry is geared to psychiatrists working in inpatient settings: residents, psychiatrists who occasionally provide inpatient care, and psychiatric qhospitalistsq who specialize in the inpatient arena. Inpatient settings contain the sickest psychiatric patients, such as those with a high risk of suicide, agitation requiring emergency management, or treatment-resistant psychosis and depression, all topics discussed in the book. Co-morbid general-medical illness is common, and the book focuses attention, supported by case examples, on medical and neuropsychiatric as well as general-psychiatric evaluation and management. Chapters address special clinical problems, including first-episode psychosis, substance abuse, eating disorders, and legal issues on the inpatient service. The editors bring expertise to bear on a wide range of treatments, including psychopharmacologic, psychodynamic, and milieu approaches.short-acting agents: heroin withdrawal generally peaks at 36 to 72 hours and lasts 7 to 14 days, while methadone withdrawal syndromes last approximately 4 to 8 weeks. ... Inpatient methadone substitution and taper with patients who illicitly use drugs can be difficult, as knowledge of the exact dosage of ... Sublingual tablets are available both with and without naloxone added ( Suboxone and Subutex).

Title:Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry
Author:Fred Ovsiew, Richard L. Munich
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008-11-01


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