The authoritative guide to managing
psychiatric emergencies written specifically for health care practitioners
Handbook of Psychiatric Emergencies presents clear, detailed information that clinicians can use to identify psychiatric problems accurately, intervene safely, and complete the patient's disposition appropriately. The authors explore the psychiatric conditions most prevalent in emergency settings delirium, alcohol and drug emergencies, schizophrenia and mania, violent and suicidal behavior, depression, domestic abuse, and more. For each psychiatric problem, the handbook describes:
Psychiatric emergencies can occur anytime, anywhere. This handy, fast-access guide can be used b y a nursing professional in any clinical setting. You will learn to evaluate a psychiatric problem with accuracy and speed, learn to stabilize the patient and carry out patient.
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