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Psychiatric Emergencies

by Deborah Otong-Antai

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Published by PESI HealthCare .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9333679M
    ISBN 101559579935
    ISBN 109781559579933

    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.   The reported percentage of ED visits related to psychiatric etiology varies from 6% to 25 %, and about 10% of primary care visits are also due to psychiatric emergencies. 2 According to one study Cited by: 1.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: McGrath, Graeme. Common psychiatric emergencies. Bristol: Wright, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The field of emergency mental health care is evolving rapidly. In addition to continued widespread use of the traditional consultation model, in which psychiatrists provide on-call assistance to emergency department physicians, specialized psychiatric emergency services (PESs) are available in many cities, and newer models of integrated community psychiatric emergency .

    From a mental health standpoint, an abnormal or disturbing pattern of behavior is a matter of concern if it lasts for at least: 1 month. In contrast to a behavioral crisis, a psychiatric emergency occurs when a person.   Psychiatric emergencies 1. MR. NITHIYANANDAM, MSN, II YEAR, CON, MTPG & RIHS. 2. Emergency: It is an unforeseen combination of circumstances which calls for an immediate action. Crisis: A situation that presents a challenge to the patient,family and for community. Stupor: It is a condition where the patient is conscious but.


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Psychiatric Emergencies by Deborah Otong-Antai Download PDF EPUB FB2

Psychiatric Emergencies, now in its second edition, presents an easy-to-read, contemporary and evidence-based approach to managing psychiatric emergencies. Health care providers in a wide variety of settings will find this newly updated and expanded handbook a necessity in recognizing and assessing psychiatric problems promptly and accurately, intervening safely, /5(3).

She is the author of Psychiatric Nursing: Biological and Behavioral Concepts (W. Saunders) and co-author of Decision-Making in Psychiatric and Psychosocial Nursing (BC Decker, CV Mosby). Her clinical expertise includes psychiatric emergencies, medication management, crisis intervention and psychiatric consultation in clinical settings.2/5(1).

This book is an excellent, comprehensive reference for professionals working with acute psychiatric patients. The book is Psychiatric Emergencies book written, easy to understand, and effectively covers all the important issues facing emergency psychiatric professionals/5(4). Psychiatric patients in the emergency room often require an inordinate amount of time and resources and have high rates of recidivism (Grupp-Phelan et al.

; Santiago et al. These children may be aggressive and dangerous and may need intense psychiatric services that are not immediately available. Psychiatric Emergencies book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Psychiatric Emergencies, now in its second edition, presents an ea /5. Quick Guide to Psychiatric Emergencies is an excellent resource for psychiatrists, emergency medicine physicians, residents, nurses, and other medical professionals that handle behavioral emergencies on a regular basis.3/5(2).

There are not many books on emergency psychiatry. This one is DSM4R-based, from the early s. It is dominated by tables filled with bullet points, which is typical of many medical texts and lectures but has never really appealed to me except as a look-up style of reference/5(3).

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/5(4).

Developed from best-practices of psychiatry, psychology and mental health counseling, Mental Health Emergencies is a guide to providing much-needed care and support to the people in distress who most need help including self-injury, eating disorders, substance abuse, psychosis, and suicidal thoughts/5(32).

This is a practical and problem-orientated accessible guide for those who have to deal with psychiatric emergencies. It 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 : Basant Puri.

The book can provide useful information to psychologists, doctors, students, and researchers. Show less Psychiatric Emergencies and the Law: The Impact of the Mental Health Act () presents the changes made before and after the implementation of the Mental Health Act of Handbook of Psychiatric Emergencies book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. ISBN taken by first edition /5. Excerpt. Psychiatric emergencies occur in many different situations and settings. While often managed in specialized crisis stabilization units, psychiatric emergencies occur in other locations, such as general medical/surgical units, outpatient clinics, general emergency departments, and other, nonclinical areas.

Working in an emergency department as a psychiatrist or mental health clinician requires an ability to gain a patient's rapport, establish a differential diagnosis, assess risk and make disposition decisions in a fast-paced and potentially chaotic setting. Patients may be medically ill, agitated, intoxicated, or suicidal, and resources for treatment may be difficult to access.

Handbook Of Psychiatric Emergencies book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. 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. Purchase Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNAs the care of the psychiatric patients moved closer to the community it became apparent that neither our institutions nor theories were capable of handling emergency situations.

Beginning in the early s, many new types of psychiatric facilities as well as a vast theoretical framework for the management of psychiatric emergencies have arisen. 7. Identify common psychiatric conditions that may precipitate emergencies in adults. Recognize psychiatric illnesses in children and adolescents that may necessitate emergency intervention.

Describe the appropriate management of psychiatric emergencies, including the necessity for providing information in the patient's native language. Author: Netce. Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry, 1st Edition Authors: Hani R.

Khouzam & Doris Tiu Tan & Tirath S. Gill This user-friendly resource presents a patient-centered approach to managing the growing incidence of major psychiatric emergencies in the outpatient :. “The purpose is to provide an easy-to-use reference for any clinician who handles behavioral health emergencies.

The guidebook is small and will easily fit in a lab coat pocket. This is a must-have book for any clinician who encounters patients with psychiatric emergencies.” (Laura Kelly, Doody's Book Reviews, May, ).This edition of this manual contains facts and advice for clinicians on the effective management of psychiatric emergencies.

Presenting complete differential diagnoses and principles of management for the full range of psychiatric crises, the manual is organized into five concise parts: fundamental topics in emergency psychiatry; special problems and patient populations; emergency .Developed from best-practices of psychiatry, psychology and mental health counseling, Mental Health Emergencies is a guide to providing much-needed care and support to the people in distress who most need help including self-injury, eating disorders, substance abuse, psychosis, and suicidal thoughts.