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Title On call psychiatry / Carol A. Bernstein, Molly Poag, Mort Rubinstein, Christina Ahn, Katherine F. Maloy, Patrick Ying
Edition 4th edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 332 pages) : illustrations
Series On call series
On call series.
Contents Approach to emergency psychiatric evaluation -- The role of the on-call psychiatric consultant -- Psychodynamic issues -- Telephone consultations -- Seclusion and restraint -- Assessment of capacity and other legal issues -- The difficult patient -- Emergency evaluation of children and adolescents -- The agitated patient -- The anxious patient -- The violent patient -- The suicidal patient -- The psychotic patient -- The confused patient: delirium and dementia -- Movement disorders -- Barriers to communication: mutism and other problems with speech and communication -- Physical and sexual trauma -- The pregnant patient -- Intoxication -- Substance withdrawal -- Insomnia -- Headache -- Chest pain -- Nausea and vomiting -- Fever -- Seizures -- Falls -- Blood pressure changes -- Telepsychiatry -- Cross-cultural issues -- MoCA -- Mental status exam -- Medical conditions manifesting as psychiatric disorders -- Neurologic examination -- Urine toxicology -- Substance detoxification regimens -- Abuse and neglect of children and elders
Summary "Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this best-selling reference covers the common problems you'll encounter while on call without direct supervision in the hospital. On Call Psychiatry, 4th Edition, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You'll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call--from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication"--Publisher's description
Notes Preceded by Psychiatry / [edited by] Carol A. Bernstein [and others]. 3rd ed. c2006
Description based on online resource; title from resource home page (ClinicalKey, viewed April 22, 2020)
Subject Crisis Intervention.
Emergency Services, Psychiatric.
Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
Psychiatric emergencies.
Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
Psychiatric emergencies.
Form Electronic book
Author Ahn, Christina, editor.
Bernstein, Carol A., editor.
Maloy, Katherine, 1975- editor.
Poag, Molly E., editor.
Rubinstein, Mort, editor.
Ying, Patrick, editor.
ISBN 0323547214
Other Titles Psychiatry