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Emergencies in Psychiatry

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Puri, Basant; Treasaden, Ian
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-198-53080-0
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 81
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Emergencies in Psychiatry provides a practical and problem-orientated accessible guide for those who have to deal with psychiatric emergencies.

This book contains guidance on how to assess and manage these emergencies and how to manoeuvre successfully though the practical difficulties that may arise, whilst also avoiding medical, psychiatric, and legal pitfalls. A variety of specific emergencies and emergencies in different settings are covered, such as aggression and violence, victims of abuse, emergencies related to drug addiction, people with learning disabilities, and emergencies in old age psychiatry and primary care.

Features:
* A concise guide to the practical management of psychiatric emergencies
* Features a standard layout to enable early problem identification
* Provides easy-to-follow classifications of emergencies
* Detailed sections cover every aspect of the psychiatric emergency

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Puri, Basant; Treasaden, Ian
  • ISBN: 978-0-198-53080-0
  • Specialty:
    Psychiatry
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 256
  • Illustrations: 26
  • Year: 2008
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 81

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