Pocket Handbook of Emergency Psychiatric Medicine

Pocket Handbook of Emergency Psychiatric Medicine

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This is a quick reference book for the management of psychiatric medical emergencies. The book is aimed at practicing psychiatrists, residents, students, social workers, nurses and any other mental health professsional in the accident and emergency department
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  • Paperback | 446 pages
  • 134.62 x 213.36 x 25.4mm | 544.31g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • 0683045393
  • 9780683045390

Table of contents

Part 1 Overview of emergency psychiatry: the emergency psychiatric evaluation and interview; medical problems in the psychiatric emergency room; telephonic emergency psychiatry; legal issues in emergency psychiatry; psychiatric emergencies and AIDS. Part 2 Clinical problems in emergency psychiatry: alphabetical listing of 158 psychiatric emergencies - abuse to Wenicke's encephalopathy. Appendices: specific poisons - symptoms; illustration of drugs used in psychiatry.
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