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Management of the psychiatric emergency

Stephen M. Soreff

Management of the psychiatric emergency

by Stephen M. Soreff

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crisis intervention (Mental health services),
  • Psychology, Pathological.,
  • Emergencies.,
  • Mental disorders.,
  • Mental health services.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen M. Soreff.
    SeriesA Wiley medical publication
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC480.6 .S67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 290 p. ;
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4107633M
    ISBN 100471060127
    LC Control Number80022419
    OCLC/WorldCa6761644

    Psychiatric patients seeking emergency mental health evaluation, perhaps more than any other patient group, face one of the most complex, and at times labyrinthine processes for treatment and management. a psychiatric emergency? 5. What’s the most memorable dramatization of a psychiatric emergency that you’ve seen on TV, in the movies, in a play or read about in a book or newspaper? 6. What’s the difference in your reactions to a crisis situation at work and in your personal life? 7. “Homicidal maniac!” What does this conjure up for you?

    The Emergency Management’s focus is to mitigate against, plan for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters of all types while protecting of the lives and property of . In turn, psychiatric emergency services face assessment and management of higher volumes of patients whose illnesses generally are more acute than seen previously. To help psychiatric emergency staff prepare for this crisis, trainees and senior faculty across the country have collaborated to write a clinically focused, up-to-date resource Author: Jared T. Ritter, Brett Y. Lu.

    Emergency Psychiatry is designed for health care providers who may manage patients with acute psychiatric problems or wish to better understand the fundamentals of urgent psychiatric conditions. This concise but practical reference focuses on the management of patients who are thought to be suffering from an acute psychiatric ailment or crisis. The.   Psychiatric emergencies in prehospital emergency medical systems: a prospective comparison of two urban settings. General Hospital Psychiatry, July–Aug; 30(4): – 2.


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Management of the psychiatric emergency by Stephen M. Soreff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Not only does it guide one to the diagnosis and management of emergency room patients but it also addresses operational issues in various settings. The emergency room is a team effort and Big Book of Emergency Department Psychiatry includes the perspectives of its members: psychiatrist, nurse, social worker and non-psychiatric emergency doctor.5/5(4).

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).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: What is a psychiatric emergency. --The unwanted patient --Comprehensive treatment: an overview --The depressed patient --The anxious patient --The phobic patient --The lonely patient --The paranoid, violent patient --The disoriented patient --The suicidal patient --The patient with a thought.

According to a retrospective study performed at the Hannover Medical School (Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, MHH), the rate of presentation of psychiatric patients to the emergency room in the year was % ().

12% to 25% of emergency cases seen by the emergency medical services were psychiatric emergencies (4, 5).General practitioners and family Cited by:   MANAGEMENT Emergency room repeaters: Normally 3% of patients account for about 20% of the psychiatric visits in a given year. Management: Make a consistent and unified approach to explore the emergency problem(s) and manage it.

Do not entertain the case, in case of non-emergency SPECIAL POPULATIONS   Psychiatric emergency 1. Psychiatric Emergencies 2. Patient’s behavior is disturbing to himself, his family, or his community 3. Never assume patient has psychiatric illness until all possible physical causes are ruled out 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.

As 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.

This handbook is a practical, quick-reference guide to the evaluation and management of acute psychiatric symptoms seen in emergency departments and inpatient psychiatric and medical-surgical units.

The book presents a step-by-step approach to each symptom, beginning with a list of questions necessary for initial assessment and proceeding to psychopharmacologic interventions, DSM-IV-TR Price: $ Emergency interventions 16Delirium 18General dystonic reactions 22Oculogyric crisis 24Neuroleptic malignant syndrome 26Poisoning 28Resuscitation 34Wernicke's encephalopathy 42Acute severe asthma 45Diabetic ketoacidosis and other diabetic emergencies 46Notifiable diseases 48Needlestick injuries 49Human bite wounds 49This chapter deals with the following clinical emergencies which the.

These changes impact not only psychiatric facilities but also general emergency medicine departments, with at least % of all emergency room visits being for psychiatric issues (Larkin et al. There were on averageemergency room visits per year for attempted suicide and self-injurious behaviors between and Emergency psychiatry is the clinical application of psychiatry in emergency settings.

Conditions requiring psychiatric interventions may include attempted suicide, substance abuse, depression, psychosis, violence or other rapid changes in atric emergency services are rendered by professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, psychology and social work.

This chapter provides a practical approach to the management of psychiatric emergencies in children and adolescents. Such emergencies are challenging for a number of reasons. The professional resources available are usually very limited, and there is often confusion or even disagreement between professionals over what constitutes a psychiatric, as opposed to a social emergency.

tions examining case management effectiveness in the emergency room. The priority was fi nding studies that took place in the ED, were data based, examined case management as an intervention, and focused on partic-ular outcomes for mental health or psychiatric patients.

Because the majority of hospital admissions come through theFile Size: KB. 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. The second edition of Clinical Manual of Emergency Psychiatry is designed to help medical students, residents, and clinical faculty chart an appropriate course of treatment in a setting where an incorrect assessment can have life-or-death implications.

Arranged by chief complaint rather than by psychiatric diagnosis, each chapter combines the fresh insights of an accomplished psychiatry.

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 care are being developed.

This book fills a gap in the existing medical literature by providing a best-practice approach to the evaluation and acute treatment of patients presenting for emergency care with identifiable substance use and/or co-occurring psychiatric disorders.

Mental Health Telephone Triage: Managing Psychiatric Crisis and Emergency Article (PDF Available) in Perspectives In Psychiatric Care 49(1) January with 3, Reads How we measure. Introduction. The emergency department (ED) continues to be the portal of entry for the most acutely ill of the patients we treat.

1 Despite an ever-expanding repertoire of psychotropic agents, and increasing numbers of graduate psychiatrists, many people with psychiatric illness present to EDs across the country in need of both treatment and psychiatric by: 3.

Get this from a library! Substance use and the acute psychiatric patient: emergency management. [Abigail L Donovan; Suzanne A Bird;] -- This book fills a gap in the existing medical literature by providing a best-practice approach to the evaluation and acute treatment of patients presenting for emergency care with identifiable.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 emergency room is a team effort and Big Book of Emergency Department Psychiatry includes the perspectives of its members: psychiatrist, nurse, social worker and non-psychiatric emergency doctor.

Make room for it on your bookshelf." David W Preven, MD. Clinical Professor Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior.